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Microfluidic Systems for Pathogen Sensing: A Review
AbstractRapid pathogen sensing remains a pressing issue today since conventional identification methodsare tedious, cost intensive and time consuming, typically requiring from 48 to 72 h. In turn, chip based technologies, such as microarrays and microfluidic biochips, offer real alternatives capable of filling this technological gap. In particular microfluidic biochips make the development of fast, sensitive and portable diagnostic tools possible, thus promising rapid and accurate detection of a variety of pathogens. This paper will provide a broad overview of the novel achievements in the field of pathogen sensing by focusing on methods and devices that compliment microfluidics.
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Mairhofer, J.; Roppert, K.; Ertl, P. Microfluidic Systems for Pathogen Sensing: A Review. Sensors 2009, 9, 4804-4823.View more citation formats
Mairhofer J, Roppert K, Ertl P. Microfluidic Systems for Pathogen Sensing: A Review. Sensors. 2009; 9(6):4804-4823.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mairhofer, Jürgen; Roppert, Kriemhilt; Ertl, Peter. 2009. "Microfluidic Systems for Pathogen Sensing: A Review." Sensors 9, no. 6: 4804-4823.