TITLE

STDs and HIV: Ounce of Diagnosis, Pound of Cure

AUTHOR(S)
Diiulio, Renee
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Clinical Lab Products;May2013, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of molecular technology by clinical laboratories to help diagnose sexually transmitted disease (STD). It discusses the advantage of identifying the type of STD to determine the course of treatment and prevent drug resistance. It cites the benefit of nucleic acid amplification testing in the identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It offers information on advances in detecting HIV and the availability of molecular testing for trichomoniasis.
ACCESSION #
87742604

 

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