Q. 34.8( 4 Votes )

Differentiate between diagnostics and therapeutics. Give one example and for each category.

Answer :

Diagnostics are the various methods or techniques which are involved in the diagnosis or detection of disease, For example, ELISA (i.e., Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) is a diagnostic technique used for the detection of HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

Therapeutics involves various agents which help in the treatment for a particular disease. For example, Ampicillin which is an antibiotic helps in the treatment of bacterial infections in humans is a therapeutic agent.


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