Did You Know There Are Quick Tests for Infectious Diseases?

With infectious diseases it is important to get checked early
at a medical institution and receive a correct diagnosis.

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms. While they are relatively ordinary, they can sometimes be dreadful diseases that damage your health considerably. Nowadays, it is possible to diagnose several infectious diseases, including the flu, with quick and relatively simple tests.
Here, we provide information about the infectious diseases caused by the influenza virus, norovirus, pneumococcus, and group A hemolytic streptococcus.

Editorial supervision: Professor Satoshi Iwata, Center for Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Keio University School of Medicine