Tag Archives: diagnostics

We are all different. Even when we look at saliva!

Saliva has increasingly been used as a diagnostic fluid since it is easier to collect and process than blood and it has similar diagnostic capabilities. Total protein profiles can be obtained from saliva by capillary electrophoresis and

What about the real costs of next generation sequencing (NGS) in human genetic diagnostics?

Human genetics diagnostics (HGD), which always has to go together with human genetic counselling, is a rapidly developing field. HGD may become necessary in case of familial cancer syndromes, infertility, prenatal abnormal sonography or a child born

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) diagnostics better to do in cultivated than native cells

Cancer is an age associated disease. In Western countries with people having longer life expectancies than e.g. 100 years ago, this means at present that 1-2% of those individuals are confronted with the diagnosis of leukemia during

Urine lipoarabinomannan assays for paediatric tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is one of the most common infectious diseases worldwide with 2 billion people being latently infected and 9 million people diagnosed with active disease every year. Infection with TB is also a major contributor to childhood