A lab-on-chip for malaria diagnosis and surveillance

  title={A lab-on-chip for malaria diagnosis and surveillance},
  author={Brian J. Taylor and Anita Howell and Kimberly A. Martin and Dammika P Manage and Walter Gordy and Stephanie D Campbell and Samantha Lam and A. Y. Jin and Spencer D. Polley and Roshini A Samuel and Alexey M Atrazhev and Alex J Stickel and Josephine Birungi and Anthony Kabanza Mbonye and Linda M. Pilarski and Jason P Acker and Stephanie K. Yanow},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
Access to timely and accurate diagnostic tests has a significant impact in the management of diseases of global concern such as malaria. While molecular diagnostics satisfy this need effectively in developed countries, barriers in technology, reagent storage, cost and expertise have hampered the introduction of these methods in developing countries. In this study a simple, lab-on-chip PCR diagnostic was created for malaria that overcomes these challenges. The platform consists of a disposable… CONTINUE READING
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