Fast, affordable, easy-to-use TB and MDR-TB handheld tester for use in poor resource settings

Description
  • Project Lead(s): Leyla Soleymani

    The incidence of multi-drug resistance tuberculosis is rising in many resource-poor regions of the world, significantly complicating the management of this deadly disease. Dr. Soleymani’s research group at McMaster is developing a handheld electronic platform for inexpensive diagnosis and treatment selection of TB, which will save lives and improve health in the most resource poor regions of the world.

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    A handheld electronic device is used for diagnosis and treatment selection of TB in low-resource settings. Photo Credit: Christopher Butcher (bambupictures.com)