Adoption of Point-of-Care Testing Services in Community Pharmacy

Klepser, Donald ;   Klepser, Michael ;   Smith, Jaclyn ;   Dering-Anderson, Allison

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesClinical Use and Acceptance of POC TechnologiesAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

Community pharmacies can successfully integrate of point-of-care (POC) testing for acute illness into daily workflow. Increased clinical...

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Heat-Actuated Wax Valves for Multistep Paper-Fluidic Diagnostics

Phillips, Elizabeth ;   Clift, Tori ;   Linnes, Jacqueline Callihan

Tags POC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsAllergy and Infectious Diseases: DetectionGlobal Healthcare Challenges

Paper-based isothermal amplification of nucleic acids combined with simple visual lateral flow detection strips presents a rapid, disposable...

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Image Analysis of Blood Slides for Automatic Malaria Diagnosis

Poostchi, Mahdieh ;   Ersoy, Ilker ;   Bansal, Abhisheka ;   Palaniappan, Kannappan ;   Antani, Sameer ;   Jaeger, Stefan ;   Thoma, George

Tags Allergy and Infectious Diseases: DetectionDetection and MonitoringGlobal Healthcare Challenges

Malaria is a serious global health problem, claiming the lives of 450,000 children per year. A fast and reliable test for diagnosing malaria would...

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Optical Sensor and Nanowire Sensor Arrays on Paper for Biomedical Sensing and Diagnostics

Chen, Yu ;   Mostafalu, Pooria ;   Sonkusale, Sameer

Tags Global Healthcare ChallengesAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

In this paper, we present recent work on paper-based diagnostic platforms that utilizes renewable locally source materials for making sensors....

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Point-of-Care Test by Gold Nanoparticle Aggregation: Effects of Nanoparticle Concentration and Size

Revuru, Naga Aravind ;   Kang, Peiyuan ;   Qin, Zhenpeng

Tags Allergy and Infectious Diseases: DetectionPOC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

Point-of-Care (POC) diagnosis of infectious diseases continues to be in urgent need and can lead to early diagnosis and treatment. The gold...

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Smart-Cup: A Minimally-Instrumented, Smartphone-Based Point-of-Care MolecularDiagnostic Device

Liao, Shih-Chuan ;   Peng, Jing ;   Mauk, Michael ;   Song, Jinzhao ;   Bau, Haim ;   Liu, Changchun

Tags POC DiagnosticsPOC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

We report on a simple, inexpensive, minimally-instrumented, smart-cup for rapid, quantitative molecular diagnostics of pathogens at the point of...

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Towards a Pulmonary Diagnostic Kit for Telemedicine and Global Health Point-of-Care Diagnosis

Chamberlain, Daniel ;   Kodgule, Rahul ;   Fletcher, Richard Ribon

Tags POC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsPOC DiagnosticsAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

Pulmonary diseases are an increasing global health burden and account for more than 14% of deaths worldwide. These diseases...

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