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First point-of-care PSA test for prostate cancer detection

The FDA’s approval of the first point-of-care total PSA test for prostate cancer has the potential to improve patient care by streamlining PSA testing. However, a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments waiver is needed before this test can be fully integrated into clinical care.

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Fig. 1: A microfluidic-based immunoassay employing Sangia technology.

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Meyer, A.R., Gorin, M.A. First point-of-care PSA test for prostate cancer detection. Nat Rev Urol 16, 331–332 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-019-0179-1

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