Microneedle-Based Diagnostic Makes Malaria Test as Simple as Putting On a Bandage

Microneedle bandage malaria test
A bandagelike test for malaria features an array of microneedles that collect interstitial fluid from skin and delivers results on a test strip within minutes. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)
Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage. That’s the idea behind a platform developed by Rice University engineers who introduced a microneedle patch for rapid […]
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