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Here Are 5 Examples of Turning A Smartphone Into a Medical Device (Smartphone Infection Dx)

Name of Product: It is a smartphone accessory to diagnose infection diseasesDeveloper: Fu Foundation School of Enginnering and Applied Science, Columbia University

Name of Product: It is a smartphone accessory to diagnose infection diseases

Developer: Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University

What it Does: A dongle is attached to a smartphone drawing power from its audio jack to performs enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) without needing any stored energy. It performs triplexed immunoassay, something that is not currently available in a single test format: HIV antibody, treponemal-specific antibody for syphilis, and non-treponemal antibody for active syphilis infection.

Source: Columbia Engineering

          

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