Point-of-care tests: rapid diagnosis in emergencies

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

Interview with Jürgen Neumann, President, LRE Medical GmbH


Image: Man with dark suit and short dark hair - Jürgen Neumann; Copyright: Philipp Koch

Jürgen Neumann

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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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