Who Endorses New Rapid Tuberculosis Test

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Short quiz based on an article by WHO. Source Link: http://www. Who. Int/mediacentre/news/releases/2010/tb_test_20101208/en/i ndex. Html#


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did you learn from the article?
  • 2. 
    What is the new rapid tuberculosis test endorsed by WHO?
    • A. 

      Sputum Smear Microscopy

    • B. 

      Nucleic Acid Amplification Test

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is more difficult to diagnose?
    • A. 

      MDR-TB

    • B. 

      TB complicated with HIV infection

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Many countries rely mostly on ______ in diagnosing TB.
    • A. 

      DNA testing

    • B. 

      Sputum Smear Microscopy

  • 5. 
    Tuberculosis killed an estimated 1.7 million people in 2009 and 9.4 million people developed active TB last year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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