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Title Diagnostic devices with microfluidics / edited by Francesco Piraino, Šeila Selimović
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Series Devices, circuits, and systems
Devices, circuits, and systems.
Contents Cover; Half Title ; Series Page ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; Preface ; Series Editor ; Editors ; Contributors ; Section I: Microfluidic Devices for Diagnostics ; Chapter 1: Handheld Microfluidics for Point-of-Care In Vitro Diagnostics ; 1.1 Introduction
1.2 Design of the Handheld Microfluidic System 1.2.1 Pneumatic Subsystem ; 1.2.2 Pressure Stabilization in Reservoirs 1 and 2 ; 1.2.3 Microcontroller-Based Electronic Subsystem ; 1.2.4 Android Application
1.2.5 Microfluidic Device Design and Fabrication, Reagent Containers, and Interfaces 1.2.6 Simulated Bead-Based Fluorescence Immunoassay Liquid Handling ; 1.3 System Performance ; 1.3.1 Pneumatic Subsystem ; 1.3.2 Microbead-Based HIV p24 Immunoassay ; 1.3.3 Power Consumption
1.4 Summary Acknowledgments ; References ; Chapter 2: Body-Worn Microfluidic Sensors ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 Methods and Technologies for Collecting, Sensing, and Detection ; 2.2.1 Closed System Designs ; 2.2.2 Open System Designs for Biofluid Analysis
2.3 Potential Applications of Wearable Microfluidic Devices for Monitoring Bodily Fluids 2.3.1 Aural, Ocular, Oral, and Respiratory Fluids ; 2.3.2 Analysis of Skin Secretions ; 2.3.3 Bodily Fluids from the Genitourinary System ; 2.4 Conclusions and Future Directions ; References
Summary "This book provides a current view of the research and commercial landscape of diagnostics devices, particularly those that utilize microscale technologies, intended for both patient and laboratory use. Common diagnostic devices that are based on microfluidic principles include glucose sensors for diabetic patients and over-the-counter pregnancy tests. Other diagnostic devices are being developed to quickly test a patient for bacterial and viral infections, and other diseases. The chapters, written by experts from around the world, discuss how to fabricate, apply, and market microfluidic diagnostic chips ́-- for lab and at-home use. Most importantly, the book also contains a discussion of topics relevant to the private sector, including patient-focused, market-oriented development of diagnostics devices."--Provided by publisher
Analysis microfluidic
diagnostic device
diagnostic applications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 30, 2017)
Subject Medical instruments and apparatus.
Equipment and Supplies
SCIENCE -- Biotechnology.
Medical instruments and apparatus
Form Electronic book
Author Piraino, Francesco, editor
Selimović, Šeila, editor.
LC no. 2017471347
ISBN 9781351650489