Bringing the Lab to the Village

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Bringing the Lab to the Village

This group transforms the classic blood capillary tube into a diagnostic device that seamlessly integrates whole blood collection with molecular testing.

Capillaries are fabricated with ‘hydrogel’, acrylamide gel that includes reagents for detection of malaria and other infections. The device will provide state-of-art diagnostics at point-of-care.

Give it a thumbs up at gcc.eyeptv.net/blog/2011/03/07/revamping-an-old-tool-point-of-care-molecular-diagnostics-in-blood-capillary-tubes/