A term applied to assays or standards that give a result as close to truth as possible. For example, culturing an etiologic agent from an aseptically obtained blood sample is a positive gold standard.
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HPV Tests Helping to allay women's fears about a life-threatening disease
Molecular Diagnostics for Influenza Making point-of-care diagnosis possible
Rapid Influenza Detection Tests Helping doctors decide who needs antivirals, and who needs chicken soup
TDM Assays The net under the safe and effective tightrope