A Minnesota county is grappling with the largest outbreak of tuberculosis in the country, as health officials count 17 confirmed cases including 6 fatalities.
The illness, which can spread when an infected person talks, sneezes, coughs or sings, can be treated with antibiotics, but the current outbreak involves a multi-drug resistant strain.
Liferiver offers a CE-marked and CFDA-approved real-time PCR kit for mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria associated with the outbreak. This product is for Research Use Only in US and Canada.
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