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New biochip diagnoses HIV/AIDS on the spot


2/18/2014 3:38:00 PM

A new sensor technology developed by researchers at Illinois and collaborators at Daktari Diagnostics in Boston can diagnose HIV/AIDS using just a drop of blood. The device is expected to provide less costly, easy-to-use, immediate disease diagnostics.

Using a microfluidic biochip (a miniaturized chip designed to process fluids and sense the cells electronically), the device works similar to a common blood sugar test.

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