Nix the mix

Vitamin D testing does not require the mixing of samples, a finding that could save lab technicians time and effort.

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Research highlights

Searching for signatures of a rare disease

DNA sequencing can reveal mutations underlying a vitamin deficiency in newborns, but its rarity makes the value of population-scale testing unclear

Features

Scope for greater use of digital tools in Saudi healthcare

A study on the use of smartphones in the Saudi healthcare system shows that while penetration rates are high, medical workers in the kingdom are reluctant to use mobiles for work purposes.  

Editorial Corner

Repurposing resources to take on COVID-19

KAIMRC is working hard to contribute to the search for an effective treatment for COVID-19.