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Range of self-tests available to buy in the United Kingdom: an Internet survey.

Abstract:

We aimed to describe the availability in the United Kingdom of self-tests that are used to diagnose or screen for conditions without involving a health professional. A systematic Internet search identified 104 unique self-tests related to 24 named conditions including cancers, chronic conditions and infections. These self-tests require various samples including blood obtained using a lancet. The samples are processed at home with results available in minutes or sent to a laboratory for proces...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdl051

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Greenfield, S More by this author
Clifford, S More by this author
McManus, RJ More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
370-374
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:0af750b2-7742-465e-bce2-312f2e2d12cd
Source identifiers:
205812
Local pid:
pubs:205812

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