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AOAC opens sub-Saharan Africa section in analytics milestone

Formally established earlier in the year and subsequently registered on the 18th May 2018 in South Africa, the AOAC Sub-Saharan Africa section (AOAC-SSA) held its inaugural meeting at the Farm Inn Hotel just outside Pretoria from 5 to 7 November 2018. Driven by a need to improve the performance of testing labs in the sub-continent […]

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A revolution in HIV and TB Testing

In the fight against HIV and tuberculosis (TB), South Africa is one of the first countries in the world to have embraced molecular technologies, which amplify genetic code (DNA and RNA) to rapidly identify infectious organisms. Implementing rapid molecular technologies for TB tests that significantly reduce the time of diagnosis to two hours as opposed […]

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