Smartphone diagnosis via card-mounted lab-on-a-chip differentiates similar viruses

Smartphone diagnosis via card-mounted lab-on-a-chip differentiates similar viruses

A multidisciplinary US team develops a system to rapidly, cheaply and accurately diagnose diseases with similar symptoms Infectious disease is still the biggest causes of human death and disability worldwide, and are a particularly acute problem in developing countries where easy access to clinics equipped with up-to-date diagnostic equipment is often limited. But the rapid spread of smartphones has put advanced technology into the hands of many more people, and leveraging their capabilities for healthcare applications has become a subject of great interest. The car-mopunted lab-on-a-chip fits into the 3D printed cradle with a standard smartphone, which detects the […]