The speaker highlighted new investigations for better elderlycare through four advance testing methodologies
- p2PSA, PHI score (prostate health index) – helps fill the diagnostic “gap” between PSA screening and a prostate biopsy.
- ST2- A Cardiac biomarker that plays a very significant role in diagnosis, management, and prognosis of various CVDs (Cardiovascular diseases)
- Fecal Calprotectin helps differentiates organic enteric disease from functional disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Tropical Fever profile - PCR based assay that identifies 7 different microorganisms causing monsoon-related illnesses.
Dr. Sonal Dhawan (Head Operations, SRL Dr. Avinash Phadke Labs)