Revolutions in Infectious Disease Testing

Point of care testingNAATLab-on-a-chipSequencing methodsOther techniquesAutomation of laboratory testingSample collectionPooled samplesConclusionsReferencesFurther reading  Infectious diseases (IDs) still take 14 million lives worldwide each year, making up a quarter of total deaths. […]

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Urbanization and Human Health

IntroductionWhat is Urbanization?Urbanization and Nutritional HealthPollution, Urbanization, and Human HealthUrbanization and Vector-Borne DiseaseUrbanization and Chronic Health: An Example From TanzaniaReferences The most predominant health problems associated with urbanization are poor […]

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Tackling Respiratory Infections in the 21st Century

Introduction Respiratory infection trendsAntimicrobial resistance and respiratory infectionsUsing data for surveillanceInfluenza prevention and treatmentDiagnosis of respiratory infectionsCurrent instances of diagnostic platformsHow COVID-19 changed the pictureReferencesFurther reading Introduction While earlier ages of […]

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What is Chediak-Higashi Syndrome?

Chédiak-Higashi syndrome (CHS) is a rare and potentially fatal autosomal recessive disorder. A congenital immunodeficiency, CHS is characterized by frequent bacterial infections, easy bruising, oculocutaneous albinism, and recurrent pyogenic infections. […]

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