Un paso más cerca de un test en casa y rápido para COVID-19 | Penn Today

Una noticia muy interesante (en inglés) sobre el laboratorio de César de la Fuente, en Pensilvania. Está creando un test portátil, compatible con smartphones, que detecta el Covid en 4 minutos con un 100% de precisión.

One step closer to an at-home, rapid COVID-19 test | Penn Today

The lab of César de la Fuente is working on a paper-based biosensor that could provide results in minutes. Clinical trials began Jan. 5.

The lab of Penn’s César de la Fuente sits at the interface of machines and biology, with much of its work focused on innovative treatments for infectious disease. When COVID-19 appeared, de la Fuente and his colleagues turned their attention to building a paper-based biosensor that could quickly determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 particles from saliva and from samples from the nose and back of the throat. The initial iteration, called DETECT 1.0, provides results in four minutes with nearly 100% accuracy.

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