Vietnam To Have Own H1N1 Diagnostic Reagent Ready In Five Months
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryA Vietnamese health official said researchers have obtained good results in their research into the possibility of producing reagents that would allow physicians to diagnose the presence of the H1N1 flu virus. Vietnam's Institute of Biotechnology and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City are conducting the research. Vietnam's deputy minister of health said the government expects the reagents to be ready for use in diagnosing patients in about five months. He added the cost of the tests would be much cheaper than the imported reagents on which the country now relies. (Click here for more
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