It’s a development that the world has been waiting for — for literally decades. It’s something that has the potential of truly revolutionizing the way we deal with TB today.”
Director, Stop TB Department, WHO, As stated in the TB diagnostics conference call hosted by Advocacy to Control TB Internationally on December 7, 2010
It’s one thing to improve laboratory workflow. But it’s getting answers to patients that really changes lives. Cepheid’s tests, like Xpert® MTB/RIF, are so easy to use, caregivers on the front lines of the developing world can diagnose the most resistant cases of tuberculosis in ninety minutes instead of six weeks. In the US, that abbreviation means saving time. In villages with treatment-detouring healthcare shortages, it means saving lives. Especially for the high percentage of patients co-infected with HIV. Learn how taking diagnostics mobile is changing the lives of patients.