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SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – A team of researchers is testing Oxford Nanopore Technologies' MinIon device for diagnosing tuberculosis in Madagascar.

The collaboration, which includes researchers from the Institut Pasteur Madagascar, the University of Oxford, the European Bioinformatics Institute, and Stony Brook University, aims to develop a protocol for diagnosing Mycobacterium tuberculosis and drug resistance profiling in rural areas of Madagascar with limited laboratory facilities and equipment.

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