Microfluidic Device Detects Circulating Plasma Cells

News   Apr 04, 2017 | Original story from MIT

 
Microfluidic Device Detects Circulating Plasma Cells

Engineers at MIT have devised a microfluidic technique to capture and count circulating plasma cells from small samples of blood. The technique, which relies on conventional blood draws, may provide patients with a less painful test for multiple myeloma. Credit: MIT

 
 
 

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