Home health test kits raise concerns over accuracy

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A revolution in lab testing could be underway. Numerous startups are harnessing technology that lets you take medical tests at home and send them in for analysis instead of visiting a doctor’s office.

They can test for fertility, sexually transmitted diseases, vitamin deficiencies and more.

The benefits to the consumer are obvious but are they reliable?

CGTN’s Karina Huber reports.

Julie Fischer explains why the market of home health tests is booming

CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Julie Fischer, associate research professor at the Department of Microbiology of Georgetown University, about accuracy and risks of do-it-yourself medical tests