Diagnosing Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases may be caused by a plethora of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites and finding the culprit is key to treatment and resolution. While some infections may be quickly apparent and easy to identify, others can go undetected, potentially causing harm, and prove difficult to definitively diagnose and thus effectively treat.
Download this infographic to learn:
- How infectious diseases are diagnosed
- Ways to detect the pathogen itself and the patient’s response to infection
- The types of assays that are used to achieve this, their strengths and limitations