• PET imaging shows how organs and tissues are functioning but when used with X-rays generated from CT scans, PET scans provide a more complete picture of the area of the body being examined
  • Scientists and collaborators demonstrated the utility of PET/CT imaging in monitoring antibiotic treatment effects in both TB-infected monkeys and humans
  • In the second study, which solely focused on human patients with TB, investigators observed that early changes in PET/CT scans at two months into the course of treatment could more accurately predict patient outcomes at 30 months than traditional sputum cultures.

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