Paper-based microfluidic point-of-care diagnostic devices.

  title={Paper-based microfluidic point-of-care diagnostic devices.},
  author={Ali Kemal Yetisen and Muhammad Safwan Akram and Christopher Robin Lowe},
  journal={Lab on a chip},
  volume={13 12},
Dipstick and lateral-flow formats have dominated rapid diagnostics over the last three decades. These formats gained popularity in the consumer markets due to their compactness, portability and facile interpretation without external instrumentation. However, lack of quantitation in measurements has challenged the demand of existing assay formats in consumer markets. Recently, paper-based microfluidics has emerged as a multiplexable point-of-care platform which might transcend the capabilities… 

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