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Microfluidic-based detection platform for on-the-flow analyte characterization
Author(s): Peter Kiesel; Markus Beck; Noble Johnson; Michael Bassler
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Paper Abstract

While commercial flow cytometers are sophisticated analytical instruments extensively used in research and clinical laboratories, they do not meet the challenging practical requirements for point-of-care (POC) diagnostics. In this paper we will describe and illustrate a new detection technique that will enable a compact, microfluidic-based flow cytometer that satisfies POC specifications for performance, robustness, compactness, cost, reagent consumption, and ease of use. The technology has been demonstrated with CD4 counts in whole blood.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7606, Silicon Photonics V, 760608 (17 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.840564
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Kiesel, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. (United States)
Markus Beck, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. (United States)
Noble Johnson, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. (United States)
Michael Bassler, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7606:
Silicon Photonics V
Joel A. Kubby; Graham T. Reed, Editor(s)

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