Trends and Out Look for Clinical Diagnostic Testing

  • M.V Raghavendra Rao Professor and head of the .Diseases,Immunity and therapeutics, Dean of Student Affairs & Research Director, Avalon University School of Medicine (AUSOM), Sta. Rosaweg 122-124, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Sireesha Bala Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Central America
  • Sripada Pallavi. T Apollo Institute of Medical Science and Research Institute, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad,
  • Krishna Sowmya. M Burjil Hospital, Abu Dhabhi, United Arab Emirates
  • Mahendra Kumar Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal
  • Resma Fathe Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Central America
  • Samir Fatteh Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Central America.
  • Sateesh. Babu. A Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Central America.
Keywords: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Nucleic acid-based tests, A rapid diagnostic test (RDT), Readymade diagnostic kits, Patient compliance, genomics

Abstract

There are several approaches are being used in clinical diagnosis including routine laboratory tests as conventional methods and also rapid and robust modern methods. Both the approaches have their significance in the clinical diagnosis of a disease. The conventional approaches largely depend on microscopy and staining of microorganism responsible for disease while modern methods are based on molecular signature and findings. In the current scenario, there is a need for rapid and robust diagnostics as global disease burden is prevailing. At the same time, there is the continuous emergence of new and complex infectious pathogens, and hence early diagnosis provides ease in disease management. Recently, use of nanotechnology and enzyme-based diagnostic became popular and shown satisfactory results. The use of diagnostic become an integral part of modern medicine and involves molecular biology and cutting-edge bio-engineering as well. The integration of information technology in diagnostic is an added advantage to minimize time and ensure precise data interpretation.

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Published
2018-09-07
How to Cite
Rao, M. R., Bala, S., T, S. P., Sowmya. M, K., Kumar, M., Fathe, R., Fatteh, S., & Babu. A, S. (2018). Trends and Out Look for Clinical Diagnostic Testing. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging, 5(4), 01. https://doi.org/10.14738/jbemi.54.4848