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CRISPR-Based Malaria Testing on the Fly

News   Sep 22, 2020 | Original story from the Wyss Institute

 
CRISPR-Based Malaria Testing on the Fly

A multi-disciplinary team led by researchers at the Wyss Institute and MIT created a field-applicable, ultrasensitive diagnostic assay that specifically detects DNA and RNA sequences from all Plasmodium species in symptomatic and asymptomatic malaria, and delivers its results fast in simple reporter devices. Credit: Peter Nguyen / Wyss Institute at Harvard University.

 
 
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