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September 4, 2012

Comparative Effectiveness of POC Tests for Chlamydia in a Clinic Setting by Charlotte Gaydos, Johns Hopkins Medcine

Point-of-care tests for chlamydia as developed by NIBIB-funded researcher Charlotte Gaydos are more cost-effective than traditional nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) in a clinic when specified characteristics (sensitivity, specificity, cost, and willingness to wait in a clinic for POC test results) are met. Read the full article from Johns Hopkins.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases