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Microfluidics accelerates DNA-analysis for infectious disease detection

Assays for DNA-based infectious disease testing are complex and time-consuming. Microfluidics miniaturizes these procedures on a single chip, enabling high-throughput testing.

Summary

DNA-based detection used for infectious disease testing typically involves complex and time-consuming procedures


Microfluidic technology miniaturizes laboratory workflows on a single chip


Imec designed microfluidic building blocks for all steps of DNA handling including a dielectrophoresis assay for DNA extraction and intricate microcavities for sequencing


Microfluidics enables high-throughput diagnostic testing in a matter of minutes instead of hours.