• A strengthened tiered network at the subdistrict, district, regional, and reference laboratory levels is essential.
  • Because no single test can stand alone, molecular methods should be leveraged with culture methods.
  • Fostering a greater number of suppliers of new TB diagnostics would affect market dynamics and achieve a further cost reduction for rapid diagnostics.

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