How Innovative UTI Diagnostics Can Help Combat Antibiotic Resistance
UTIs are one of the most common reasons for antibiotics to be prescribed, but accurate and timely diagnostic tools are lacking. England’s NICE has identified four innovative IVDs that could be rolled out for NHS patients, but said more research is needed on these products first.
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