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POCT in international development cooperation

  • Sandeep K. Vashist
  • Peter B. Luppa
  • John H. T. Luong

Abstract

In the Third World, POCT plays an extremely important role in supplying the populations with laboratory medical tests. This chapter describes the preeminent problems within third-world healthcare systems and demonstrates how POCT can also be implemented sensibly within the scope of international development alliances.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandeep K. Vashist
    • 1
  • Peter B. Luppa
    • 2
  • John H. T. Luong
    • 3
  1. 1.IDS Immunodiagnostic SystemsFrankfurt am MainGermany
  2. 2.Klinikum rechts der TU MünchenInstitut für Klinische Chemie und PathobiochemieMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Research Facility (ABCRF), University College CorkDepartment of Chemistry and Analytical Biological ChemistryCorkIreland

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