Diagnostic Excellence in Healthcare

“The cornerstone of internal medicine is the correctness of diagnosis”, establishes a prominent medical study conducted in late 1950s, clearly indicating that without a correct diagnosis, patients will have zero to no clarity on their health problems and will lack accuracy about treatment possibilities and prognosis. Accurate diagnosis plays such a vital role that it […]

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The Importance of a Sustainable Healthcare System

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines a Sustainable Healthcare System as a system that improves, maintains or restores health, while minimizing negative impacts on the environment and leveraging opportunities to restore and improve it, to the benefit of the health and well-being of current and future generations. There is clear evidence suggesting that activities of […]

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Available modalities for HIV testing, and the implications of ELISA

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infection that targets the body’s immune system, specifically the white blood cells called CD4 cells. HIV attacks these CD4 cells, thus hampering a person’s immunity against infections such as tuberculosis and various cancers. If HIV infection is not treated, the infection develops into a prolonged and a fatal condition-AIDS […]

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Growing Importance of Diagonstics

Infectious diseases and specific pathogens are detected by the use of diagnostics. Diagnostics play an important part in the clinical care of patients by helping discover pathogens and determining appropriate therapy while monitoring the response to therapy and assessing further prognosis. Earlier, diagnostics were not being integrated into clinical care optimally. This was mainly due to the […]

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