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Paper-based Test Identifies Bogus and Poor Quality Drugs

Counterfeit and substandard medications are a serious problem in the developing world, potentially harming patients who desperately need medical treatment. Some of these drugs — including the antibiotics ciprofloxacin and ceftriaxone — have been deemed essential by the World Health Organization for the treatment of infections. However, chemists in developing countries often do not have expensive instruments to determine whether a pill is genuine. Now, a simple paper-based test may be...

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