Diagnosis: A new low-cost point-of-care test for liver function has been developed

@article{Greenhill2012DiagnosisAN,
  title={Diagnosis: A new low-cost point-of-care test for liver function has been developed},
  author={Claire J. Greenhill},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={618-618}
}
In resource-limited countries, patients at high risk of drug-induced liver injury are often not monitored for hepatotoxicity because of the expense and logistics of using current tests. A research team from the USA has now developed a low-cost paper-based assay that can be used to monitor levels of aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine… CONTINUE READING