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Photonic biofluid diagnostics : editorial

Baker, Matthew (2014) Photonic biofluid diagnostics : editorial. Journal of Biophotonics, 7 (3-4). pp. 151-152. ISSN 1864-063X

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The primary requirement for successful treatment of any disease is early detection. Rapid detection of disease has many benefits, including early intervention of therapy, reduction in mortality and morbidity and freeing much needed economic resources within healthcare systems. Also, the identification of some indicator of disease could be used to monitor the progression of therapy.