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Lab demonstrates dengue-testing methods

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The state Department of Health hosted a visit Friday to its Laboratories Division and provided demonstrations of the two methods of testing for dengue fever. Lab technician Stephen Silla loaded a mock specimen tube of test material. The test is for patients who have been sick for less than a week.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Trays holding mock specimen tubes of test material were displayed at the DOH’s Laboratories Division.

The state laboratory tasked with testing possible cases of dengue fever is keeping pace with its typical 24-hour turnaround time as the overall count from the Big Island outbreakcontinues to climb. Read more

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