Ten-minute leprosy diagnosisWhat a relief! The next time my digits start rotting and falling off, I'll know just what dipstick assay to request from my doctor.
A new dipstick assay offers up to 97% sensitivity in detecting Mycobacterium leprae–specific phenolic glycolipid-I (PGL-I) antibodies.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Medical News Flash!
Sometimes it's worthwhile to receive bulk emails from dog-knows-who. Today, one rolled in from eMedicine containing this urgent snippet: