WHO for use of devices to test multiple diseases

WHO for use of devices to test multiple diseases

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  1. What: The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new device which can be used for multi-disease testing
  2. The WHO is recommending use of these state-of-the-art portable machines
  3. These devices are based on Molecular Technology
  4. Name of the device: GeneXpert
  5. Range of use: The GeneXpert can be used to diagnose TB and HIV infections, and quantitatively measure HIV and hepatitis C viral loads
  6. India’s Interest: India has recently procured 600 GeneXpert machines for the National Tuberculosis programme

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