Michigan lab spearheads fight against tuberculosis

By Karen Bouffard
18 September, 2017

Michigan is taking center stage in the nation’s fight against drug-resistant tuberculosis with the creation of the National Tuberculosis Molecular Surveillance Center at Michigan’s state laboratory in Lansing.

Funded by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the tuberculosis surveillance center was opened in August and will identify the genetic footprint of each new TB case in the nation so scientists can better track the disease and prevent its spread.

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