Salivary Biomarkers for Clinical Applications

  title={Salivary Biomarkers for Clinical Applications},
  author={L Zhang and Hua Xiao and Dr David T. Wong},
  journal={Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy},
For clinical applications such as monitoring health status, disease onset and progression, and treatment outcome, there are three necessary prerequisites: (i) a simple method for collecting biologic samples, ideally noninvasively; (ii) specific biomarkers associated with health or disease; and (iii) a technology platform to rapidly utilize the biomarkers. Saliva, often regarded as the ‘mirror of the body’, is a perfect surrogate medium to be applied for clinical diagnostics. Saliva is readily… CONTINUE READING
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