Around 35 per cent of our confirmed TB cases were incidentally detected, that is they were part of a non-TB group
of patients: Dr Mangala Gomare

Mumbai has boosted the detection of tuberculosis in the city in the last two years even among those with
no outward symptoms of the deadly disease, according to civic doctors. BMC executive health officer Dr
Mangala Gomare told TOI, “Around 35 per cent of our confirmed TB cases were incidentally detected, that is
they were part of a non-TB group of patients.” In other words, these were patients who visited the civic healthcare setup for complaints other than TB but underwent an X-ray scan that was analysed by AI software

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