Point of care testing in microbiology

Samson Wong

Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, CHINA

The primary goal of the clinical microbiology laboratory is to provide an aetiological diagnosis for patients suffering from infections and guide the management of infections by performing antimicrobial susceptibility testing. In many laboratories, the conventional approach of microscopy, culture, and serology continues to be the mainstay procedures .....

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