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Cost-Effective Testing of Blood Samples Using Cellphones

Aydogan Ozcan of the University of California, Los Angeles in the U.S. will test the feasibility of a lens-free cell phone microscope for rapid, automated and accurate diagnosis of malaria in field settings. This on-chip cell phone microscope is based on digital holography and does not require any lenses, lasers or other bulky components making it extremely cost-effective and compact.

More information about Create Low-Cost Diagnostics for Priority Global Health Conditions (Round 4)

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