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Diagnostic-test kit for bird flu

Printed From: Avian Flu Talk
Category: Pandemic Preparedness
Forum Name: Medical Intervention & Prevention
Forum Description: (Medical interventions & natural remedies for potential pandemic causing viruses)
Printed Date: October 22 2019 at 6:29am

Topic: Diagnostic-test kit for bird flu
Posted By: Guests
Subject: Diagnostic-test kit for bird flu
Date Posted: January 18 2006 at 8:55am

Wednesday, Jan. 18

11:30 a.m.: Swiss chip maker STMicroelectronics and Singapore medical-diagnostic firm Veredus Laboratories are developing a diagnostic-test kit for bird flu and other flu viruses, the companies said. The test, which produces results within about an hour, is expected to be ideal for locations such as airports in identifying flu types in humans. It is slated to be available in the fall.

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