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Penn Researchers Attach Lyme Disease Antibodies to Nanotubes, Paving Way for Diagnostic Device


March 21, 2013

an illustration of a Lyme antibody Existing Lyme disease tests assess the presence of antibodies, which take weeks to form after the initial infection and persist after the infection is gone. Now, a nanotechnology-inspired technique developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania may lead to diagnostics that can detect the organism itself. Full Story

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