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when a lab does a test looking for toxins for an infectious disease. how is this done? (method-technique). dna, proteins, but what's used for toxins?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Several methods: We look at the blood, stool, urine and do a good general examination because the skin also gives us clues. A lot depends on patient's history and symptoms.

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