Better tests, better care: improved diagnostics for infectious diseases.

Angela M. Caliendo, David N. Gilbert, Christine C. Ginocchio, Kimberly E. Hanson, Larissa S May, Thomas C. Quinn, Fred C. Tenover, David Alland, Anne J. Blaschke, Robert A. Bonomo, Karen C. Carroll, Mary Jane Ferraro, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, W. Patrick Joseph, Tobi Karchmer, Ann T. MacIntyre, L. Barth Reller, Audrey F. Jackson, Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

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Abstract

In this IDSA policy paper, we review the current diagnostic landscape, including unmet needs and emerging technologies, and assess the challenges to the development and clinical integration of improved tests. To fulfill the promise of emerging diagnostics, IDSA presents recommendations that address a host of identified barriers. Achieving these goals will require the engagement and coordination of a number of stakeholders, including Congress, funding and regulatory bodies, public health agencies, the diagnostics industry, healthcare systems, professional societies, and individual clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume57 Suppl 3
StatePublished - Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes

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    Caliendo, A. M., Gilbert, D. N., Ginocchio, C. C., Hanson, K. E., May, L. S., Quinn, T. C., Tenover, F. C., Alland, D., Blaschke, A. J., Bonomo, R. A., Carroll, K. C., Ferraro, M. J., Hirschhorn, L. R., Joseph, W. P., Karchmer, T., MacIntyre, A. T., Reller, L. B., Jackson, A. F., & Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), D. S. O. A. IDSA. (2013). Better tests, better care: improved diagnostics for infectious diseases. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 57 Suppl 3.