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PH: Davao health centres have dengue rapid test kits
 

PH: Davao health centres have dengue rapid test kits

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A kit able to identify low platelet count within minutes is now available in all health centers in Davao City to aid in early identification of potential patients infected with the dengue virus.
 
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11 Jan 2017 - General
 
This is good news! Hopefully, this dengue kit will be made available in other places in our country. This will be easier to our LGU or RHU (rural health unit) to refer patients for further treatment and monitoring. This is also one way of helping tho...
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I hope that local health centers in Manila will also be equipped with rapid testing kits for Dengue by the time the Dengue season arrives. Rapid testing kits have the potential of increasing the efficiency of managing dengue fever in the community. L...
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Dengue is one of the most common health problems in the Philippines and I believe that having rapid test kits to detect this virus can help prevent the progression of this disease and decrease mortality among patients. If detected early and in less s...
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