Laboratory medicine: confronting infections with speed and foresight


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Laboratory results are indispensable in today's diagnostics; ©

Reduced diagnosis time means more time for treatment

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Diagnoses of infectious currently still take a long time because pathogens need to be cultivated before they can be identified; © kwanchaichaiudom

Sepsis: when a diagnosis becomes a race against time

Laboratory medicine: building block of infection prevention

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