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At 2.7 million new infections, India is home to almost a quarter of the world’s TB patients. The Indian government has set an ambitious target of eliminating the disease by 2025- five years before the global target. (Image used for representation).(Getty Images/iStockphoto.)

WHO approves India’s cost-effective TB test

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:37 AM IST
The WHO’’s Global TB Programme has included TrueNat TB test, a new molecular test that detects TB as well as resistance to the drug Rifampicin in about 90 minutes, in its rapid communication document on molecular investigative procedure in laboratory medicine and pharmacology.
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Patna Aiims building Bihar(HT File Photo)
Patna Aiims building Bihar(HT File Photo)

AIIMS- Patna admin laxity allows senior professor to flout rules

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2018 10:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times has accessed a karyotype report, dated November 24, that Saxena signed as professor and head, department of ‘pathology’ and laboratory medicine, AIIMS-Patna.
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