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A Disposable SIM Card Biosensor for Rapid Malaria Detection

Peter Lillehoj and Chih-Ming Ho of the University of California, Los Angeles in the US. will develop a disposable malaria biosensor based on a SIM card platform. This SIM card-biosensor will allow malaria detection to be performed using a cell phone, making diagnostic testing more widely available in rural and decentralized settings.

More information about Create Low-Cost Cell Phone-Based Applications for Priority Global Health Conditions (Round 5)

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