Frugal Innovation in Bioengineering for the Detection of Infectious Diseases

Frugal Innovation in Bioengineering for the Detection of Infectious Diseases

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English
119 Pages

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This book introduces readers to the concept of 'frugal innovation' and describes novel low-cost technologies that aid in diagnosing infectious diseases. Rapidly deployable, portable, and affordable diagnostic tools have the potential to tremendously benefit populations in resource-limited settings and improve global health outcomes. Specifically, the book includes the following features:

Cutting-Edge Research: Thorough coverage of scientific advances related to frugal bioengineering that have been developed within the last few years. A few examples of technologies covered in detail include low-cost paper-based and CD-based microfluidic diagnostic systems.

Industry and Non-Profit Voices: Chapters written by scientists currently working in industry and philanthropic sectors. 

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Published 01 February 2018
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EAN13 9783319666471
Language English

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