Oct 30, 2007
The Role of Improved Diagnostics
Published in: Nature, v. 444, suppl. 1, Nov. 23, 2006, p. 59-72
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2005
There is a great need for improved diagnosis of curable bacterial sexually transmitted infections among women in developing countries. The authors found that wider access to new diagnostic tests has a greater overall impact on health outcomes than improvements in test sensitivity or specificity.