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Molecular based clinical diagnostic test methodologies differ according to the target of interest. For example, patients suspected of having different diseases will require the identification of different targets. These targets might be found in different cells of the body and may therefore require different specimens to provide the answers.

  • Patient A suspected of having Disease 1-requires the identification of a target of missequenced DNA- might require specimen of whole blood
  • Patient B suspected of having Disease 2-requires identification of a target of antibody production-methodology might require specimen of serum

Using this specific approach of disease diagnosis based on unique target identification, tests can provide answers that are more

  • rapid
  • sensitive
  • specific