'Point of Injury' Sampling Technology for Battlefield Molecular Diagnostics
Final rept. 22 Oct 2011-17 Mar 2012
OPTOFLUIDICS INC PHILADELPHIA PA
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The overall aim of this project is to develop a diagnostic field test that can be used to detect traumatic brain injury and late stage shock from a drop of blood taken from a finger stick. For Phase I Option, the broad goal is to integrate the sample processing technology developed in Phase I with the nanoscale optical sensing array NOSA which will ultimately be used to carry out label-free detection of blood-borne markers. The technology should enable a portable system that can be set up in a remote location and enable clinical diagnosis of a variety of conditions. The system will be accompanied with disposable cassettes that are specific to the test.
- Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
- Optical Detection and Detectors