AACC 2020: COVID-19 Paved Way For ‘Retailization,’ Innovation In Point-Of-Care Testing, Now What?
A panel discussed opportunities and challenges in POC testing beyond the pandemic, including the consumer-centric health care environment and continued innovation.
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