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Improving access to essential tests for infectious diseases

Abstract

Recently, WHO published the first ever Essential Diagnostics List (EDL), which includes 113 tests, including tests for HIV, TB, malaria, hepatitis B and C, human papillomavirus (HPV) and syphilis. The EDL is a welcome first step in ensuring that diagnostics are a key part of all health systems. The impact of the list, however, will depend greatly on how countries adopt and implement the EDL.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Kohli M
Sen P
Pai M
Year of Publication
2018
Journal
Microbes and Infection
Language
eng
ISSN Number
12864579
DOI
10.1016/j.micinf.2018.08.003
Alternate Journal
Microbes and Infection
Publication Language
eng