Sample self-collection, a lesson gained during the COVID pandemic
Copan sponsored Integrated Lunch Symposia – ECCMID 2022
During Copan’s ECCMID integrated symposium, four distinguished speakers updated the audience on the advances, achievements, and future trends of sample self-collection in different fields (STIs, HPV, respiratory infections, genetics, serology).
Olfactory swabbing in prion and other neurodegenerative disorders
Olfactory mucosa swabbing might represent a first-line and non-invasive screening procedure in patients with suspected neurodegenerative dementia. Hence the possibility of implementing early therapy to halt the evolution of diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s.