For Ebola cases, weighing broader, faster diagnostics

Amid initial confusion over Ebola-related safety protocols for health professionals providing direct patient care, laboratory professionals report hearing a consistent message from the CDC on proper specimen handling. The pressing question for laboratories is how best to approach testing with potential Ebola patients given the dual imperatives of preventing exposure and offering faster diagnostic answers.

My latest in the Put It on the Board section. Read the whole shebang.