Cellestis Limited



Cellestis Limited (ASX:CST) Announce a New Australian Blood Test Proven Six Times More Effective For Tuberculosis Control

🕔2/15/2008 12:39:56 PM 4673

In a landmark study electronically published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a blood test for detecting TB infection, QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT), has been shown to be six times more accurate than the conventional tuberculin skin test (TST) at predicting which tuberculosis (TB)-exposed individuals will go on to develop TB disease. This study has important implications for the worldwide effort to eradicate TB, as accurately indentifying TB-infected individuals allows health authorities to treat them before they develop disease, and the greater accuracy of the new test makes this more efficient as well as cheaper and safer.

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Cellestis Ltd (ASX:CST) Announce Regulatory Approval In Korea For TB Diagnosis

🕔12/17/2007 3:22:18 PM 4335

Cellestis Limited (ASX: CST) is pleased to announce it has been advised by the Korean Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) that QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold In-Tube has received regulatory approval in the Republic of Korea (South Korea); allowing sale of the test in the Republic of Korea.

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  • 2001/04/24