HHE Pathology and diagnostics supplement 2018 - Page 20

pathology and diagnostics Point of care testing in virology The increasing range and scope of point of care tests in virology means that these assays have the potential to make a valuable contribution to diagnostic virology services Sarah Pitt PhD CSci FIBMS School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK The role of the diagnostic virology laboratory in patient care has changed markedly in recent years. 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