Infectious diseases come unnoticed and can have severe consequences. Prevention through good hygiene is the best protection for people in hospitals. This is especially necessary for weakened patients whose immune systems are not able to fight back the infections by themselves. When they still fall ill, physicians need to be quick to diagnose and treat them. Learn in our Topic of the Month, which role modern laboratory medicine plays here today.
Laboratory medicine: confronting infections with speed and foresight
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