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vendredi 6 février 2015

Smartphone dongle detects HIV and syphilis markers in 15 minutes - gizmag.com


"...Now, a team of researchers from New York's Columbia University have unveiled a cheap, plug-in smartphone accessory they say can detect both HIV and syphilis. More specifically, it uses disposable plastic cassettes loaded with reagents to detect HIV antibodies, treponemal-specific antibody for syphilis, and non-treponemal antibodies for active syphilis infection.

The researchers say the device can replace the traditional method of testing for such disease markers, a process called an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that involves equipment costing upwards of US$18,000. In comparison, they estimate the manufacturing cost of the accessory to be just $34....
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Un produit qui peut faire baisser la vente de préservatifs ;-)

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