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A new type of platform for HIV/HCV co-infections could offer an affordable, portable and easy to use diagnostic solution for resource-poor settings
Michael Schubert |
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, especially in rural countries, and it’s estimated that up to one-third of HIV-positive individuals are co-infected with hepatitis C (HCV), which unsurprisingly affects their care needs and survival rates. Because existing tests either require fully equipped clinical laboratories or lack accuracy, it’s difficult to identify these patients in rural or resource-limited settings. Xinyu Liu, part of a group developing a portable, low-cost HIV/HCV testing platform, is tackling the challenge.
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