Cheaper diagnostics

Kondro, Wayne
July 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE654
Academic Journal
The article reports on the initiative to push for cheaper diagnostics of HIV and AIDS testing in poor countries.


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