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New technologies in identifying TB

This video highlights new technologies in the identification of TB that help us in managing TB outbreaks.

Whole genome sequencing is a technique that helps to identify the unique “fingerprint” of a pathogen. Using this we can identify cases of TB that are linked together, helping us manage a TB outbreak.

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Prison Health: Managing Outbreaks of Tuberculosis in Prisons

Public Health England