Accession Number : ADA209156


Title :   Biotechnology Conference: Diagnostics '87 Held in Cambridge, England on 10 and 11 December 1987.


Descriptive Note : Conference rept.


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Zomzely-Neurath, Claire E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a209156.pdf


Report Date : 25 May 1988


Pagination or Media Count : 27


Abstract : A detailed review is given of selected topics presented at this conference held in December 1987 at Cambridge, UK. The conference program consisted of the following topics: Diagnostics-the impact of the new technologies, Clinical diagnostics, Reagent-strip technology, Thin-film technology, Single step immunoassay systems, Enzyme-amplified immunoassays, Fluorescent and luminescent immunoassay, Rapid microbial assay technology, Diagnostic applications of gene probe technology, DNA probe technology- in situ hybridization assays, New amperometric biosensors, Application of electrochemical methods to immunoassays, Magnetic resonance techniques in diagnostic medicine. The last decade has seen dramatic improvements in the technologies underlying the development of diagnostic procedures. This progress is linked with the discovery of, and improvements in, conceptually new approaches such as amplified enzyme-linked immunoassay, DNA probe technology, and biosensors. The aim of the conference was to review the current status and likely developments in these new technologies, allow comparisons between competitive technologies and assess their likely impact on the market for diagnostic products.


Descriptors :   *BIOTECHNOLOGY , *IMMUNOASSAY , PROBES , SYMPOSIA , DETECTORS , MARKETING , IMPACT , THIN FILMS , CLINICAL MEDICINE , MAGNETIC RESONANCE , DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS , DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE) , MEDICINE , ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES , GENES , BIOLOGICAL DETECTION , LUMINESCENCE , MICROORGANISMS , HYBRIDIZATION , UNITED KINGDOM


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE