Tuberculosis

Diagnosing Tuberculosis Using Exhaled Breath Analysis Diagnosing Tuberculosis Using Exhaled Breath AnalysisTuberculosis (TB) is currently (2016) responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other infectious agent apart from HIV/AIDS. There are around 8.6 million new cases, and 1.3 million deaths from TB every year. Diagnosis is still mostly performed by trained technicians examining sputum samples under a microscope (WHO tuberculosis factsheet).