The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to evaluate new technologies that improve rapid influenza diagnostic testing and supplement national laboratory-based surveillance, according to a notice issued Jan. 28 in the Federal Register. CDC wants to test point-of-care diagnostic tests that can transmit results electronically through wireless technology. Inquiries and proposals may be submitted until Dec. 31, 2015. Information submitted will remain confidential as permitted under federal laws, CDC says.
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