Biosensor device offers hope of better diagnoses

02/8/2013 | New Scientist

A universal biosensor could help doctors quickly identify microbes, leading to more accurate diagnoses and better treatments for illnesses. Abbott's PLEX-ID biosensor isolates microbes from saliva and blood to identify any known pathogens. The device is used for research, but a smaller version is being developed for possible use in clinical settings.

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