Rapid, low-cost detection of Zika virus using paper-based synthetic gene networks

Posted by on May 6, 2016 5:23 pm
Categories: health

A low-cost, easy-to-use diagnostic platform for detecting the Zika virus has been developed by researchers. Ultimately, the development of quick, easy-to-use, in-the-field tests for Zika and similar pathogens could help governments stay ahead of pathogen outbreaks, curbing the spread of disease and lessening the burden on already overtaxed healthcare systems.

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