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On-chip Processor: first step in point-of-care asthma and tuberculosis diagnostics


July 30, 2015

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A device to mix liquids using ultrasonics is the first and most difficult component in a miniaturized system for low-cost analysis of sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma. The device will benefit patients in the U.S., where 12 percent of the population, or around 19 million people, have asthma, and in undeveloped regions where TB is still a widespread and often deadly contagion. Full Story

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The Pennsylvania State University

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