Researchers design a test that predicts how quickly patients metabolize a standardized tuberculosis drug, aiming to increase efficacy.
Cavity found inside tuberculosis molecule could expand research paths
The discovery of a giant cavity in a key tuberculosis molecule could open the way for better understanding of the disease.
Scorpion venom compounds discovered that kill staph and tuberculosis bacteria
Two color-changing compounds found in scorpion venom can help kill the bacteria responsible for staphylococcus and drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Which blood-based method works best to detect TB?
Scientists at Stanford and beyond are working toward a new type of tuberculosis diagnostic that utilizes blood samples.
Immune cell ratios predict shift to active tuberculosis, Stanford-led study finds
The ratio between a certain types of immune cells is able to predict whether latent TB will shift into an active infection, new research has found.
New imaging technique can spot tuberculosis infection in an hour
A new imaging technology that harnesses fluorescence allows scientists to detect tuberculosis in an hour and to measure drug efficacy.
New study observes tuberculosis bacteria attacking antibiotics
Researchers have used an ultrafast, intense X-ray laser to observe how Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria attack antibiotics, making the drugs ineffective.
A cheaper, faster, more reliable test for TB developed by Stanford researchers
Tuberculosis is a major public health problem worldwide, yet most people lack access to quick, reliable testing. Now, chemists have found a solution.