Clinical Microbiology in Underresourced Settings.

  title={Clinical Microbiology in Underresourced Settings.},
  author={Ellen Jo Baron},
  journal={Clinics in laboratory medicine},
  volume={39 3},
  • E. Baron
  • Published 1 September 2019
  • Medicine
  • Clinics in laboratory medicine
The article discusses the environment of laboratory diagnostic bacteriology testing in several underresourced settings experienced by the author. The major global infectious diseases are usually managed with government or donor-supported systems, whereas basic laboratory testing for bacterial infections has no formal global programs. The causes of many of those diseases can be detected using simple manual bacteriologic methods available in most resource-limited environments; however, the… Expand
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