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Point-of-care tests: rapid diagnosis in emergency situations

Interview with Jürgen Neumann, President, LRE Medical GmbH

01.06.2021

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Jürgen Neumann

Products and exhibitors around the diagnosis of infectious diseases

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PCR tests are the current gold standards for the diagnosis of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Due to the size of the test devices, they are mostly available in laboratories until now. But smaller versions are used more and more at the point-of-care.

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