Speeding Up Diagnosis of Infectious Disease

The remarkable new lab test described below is not only quick but cheap, less than $10.00. Another step to fast, accurate, inexpensive, technology driven health care as envisioned by Clayton Christensen. IMHO this is the kind of thing that will improve health care and reduce costs far better than government control.

Now a Cambridge, MA-based startup called Pathogenica is developing a way to do it within a day–by reading the DNA sequence of pathogens.

via Technology Review: Speeding Up Diagnosis of Infectious Disease.

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