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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Report Addresses Challenges in Implementing New Diagnostic Tests Where They Are Needed Most

Easy-to-use, inexpensive tests to diagnose infectious diseases are urgently needed in resource-limited countries. A new report based on an American Academy of Microbiology colloquium, "Bringing the Lab to the Patient: Developing Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Resource Limited Settings," describes the challenges inherent in bringing new medical devices and technologies to the areas of the world where they are needed most.

A PDF of the free report can be found online at: http://bit.ly/Lgk8Zf

URL: http://bit.ly/Lgk8Zf

Contact Person: Leah Gibbons (lgibbons@asmusa.org)

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