Rapid diagnosis results in better treatment

Doctor’s office - Central Lab

Disposable cartridge - Base unit

Disposable cartridge - Base unit

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Samples are sent to a central lab to

provide a diagnosis after several days.

Disposable cartridge - Base unit

Disposable cartridge - Base unit

Disposable cartridge - Base unit

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Our device delivers sample to answer in

5 minutes, allowing treatment at the point of care.

Proof of concept

Th concept was demonstrated (left) with a $25 Arduino microcontroller. Despite the low cost, the detection sensitivity is equal to or better than instrumentation thousands of times more expensive currently used in clinical laboratories.  

Patent

 Monbouquette, Harold G., and Jacob J. Schmidt. "Apparatus and method for electrical detection of oligonucleotides through pore blockades." U.S. Patent No. 9,428,806. 30 Aug. 2016.