Comprehensive web site on TB diagnosis now live

12 August -- Geneva -- A new web site, Evidence-Based Tuberculosis Diagnosis, has been developed and launched by the Stop TB Partnership's New Diagnostics Working Group in collaboration with the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, the Global Laboratory Initiative and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

The site aims to provide the most comprehensive single source of evidence synthesis, policies, guidelines and research agendas on TB diagnosis. It offers access to relevant systematic reviews; policies, guidelines and research agendas; and reports, monographs, training modules and presentations.

It is also a source for complete up-to-date information on the current TB diagnostics pipeline. Standard operating procedures and package inserts for several tests also are available.

All information is provided as open access, with no registration or fee requirements.