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New PCR Assay Rapidly Diagnoses Myotonic Dystrophy Gene Targets

In a proof-of-principle study, scientists have developed a conventional-PCR diagnostic test that specifically identifies myotonic dystrophy type 1 gene targets from whole blood samples in 15 minutes, obviating the need for prior DNA purification or concentration.  More...
02 Mar 2015

Next Generation Miniature Spectrometer Brings Flexibility to Diagnostics and Biotechnology

The mini spectrometer combines decades of pioneering miniature spectrometer design expertise with leading techniques, adding flexible optical sensing power to laboratory and point-of-care instrument integration.   More...
16 Feb 2015

Novel Detector for Disease Diagnosis and Assessment

A research consortium developing a compact, noninvasive detector for life-threatening disease has received a EUR 6 million grant from the European Commission. The grant will enable the consortium build a link between the detector and smartphones as part of the SNIFFPHONE project.  More...
11 Feb 2015
Image: A three dimensional model of the rapid test kit that detects dengue-specific antibodies (Photo courtesy of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, A*STAR).

Rapid Test Kit Detects Dengue Antibodies in Saliva

A paper-based disposable device has been developed that will allow dengue-specific antibodies to be detected easily from saliva within 20 minutes and the device is currently undergoing further development.  More...
10 Feb 2015
Image: Newly developed diagnostic smartphone accessory device successfully performed point-of-care HIV and syphilis tests in Rwanda from finger-prick whole blood in 15 minutes, operated by healthcare workers easily trained via a software app (Photo courtesy of Samiksha Nayak for Columbia Engineering).

A First – Smartphone Diagnostic Device Replicates Quality of Lab Blood Test

Researchers have developed a hand-held smartphone accessory that can perform a low-cost, point-of-care, lab-quality test that simultaneously detects 3 infectious disease markers from a single finger-prick blood sample in only 15 minutes. The device can also be further developed to test for additional biomarkers.  More...
10 Feb 2015

Automated MRSA/SA Test Receives US FDA Approval

An automated real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus aureus DNA directly from nasal swabs has been certified for diagnostic use in the United States.  More...
10 Feb 2015
Image: The cobas 8100 automated workflow system (Photo courtesy of Roche).

New Instruments to Enhance Middle East Diagnostic Services

A major international biomedical company has solidified its position in the Middle East diagnostics market with an impressive display of its latest automated instruments.  More...
03 Feb 2015

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