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Requirements for high impact diagnostics in the developing world

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This paper focuses on the technologies required to meet the global health diagnostics needs presented in the previous papers, highlighting how new diagnostic technologies might have the potential to change medical and public-health scenarios in the developing world.

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The authors thank B. Manian (Reametrix, San Carlos, California, USA,) S. Lwanga (Kampala, Uganda) and D. W. Kitimbo (District Director of Medical Services, Jinja District, Uganda).

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  1. Halteres Associates, LLC, Emeryville, California 94608-2170, USA

    • Mickey Urdea
    •  & Laura A. Penny
  2. RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA

    • Stuart S. Olmsted
  3. National Institutes of Health, 6610 Rockledge Drive, Room 6007, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA

    • Maria Y. Giovanni
  4. Biomerieux, 5 Rue des Berges, 38024 Grenoble Cedex 1, France

    • Peter Kaspar
  5. Omega Diagnostics Group PLC, Hillfoots Business Village, Alva, Clackmannanshire FK12 5DQ Scotland, UK

    • Andrew Shepherd
  6. Consultant to the Biotechnology, Life Science & Healthcare Industries, 4 Hawarden Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 1NG, UK

    • Penny Wilson
  7. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PO Box 23350, Seattle, Washington 98102, USA

    • Carol A. Dahl
    • , Steven Buchsbaum
    •  & Deborah C. Hay Burgess
  8. FIND Diagnostics, Scheffelstr 20, Heidelberg 69120 8, Germany

    • Gerry Moeller

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