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Executive Summary

The key to combating an infectious disease threat, be it an individual case of Chlamydia or the global threat of bioterrorism or pandemic avian flu, is rapid on-site diagnosis, enabling physicians to treat--or public health professionals to contain--the disease. One solution is the use of the gold standard test for biological agents, real-time polymerase chain reaction testing. Enigma Diagnostics Ltd. says it is the first UK company to take this technique out of the laboratory and into the field.

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