Carving a niche in self-test

November 2010
Drug Store News;11/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p45
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The article focuses on the launch of Identigene STD test kit which tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea, two of the common sexually transmitted diseases.


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