A Fast, Cheap, and Reliable Test for Mosquito-Borne Diseases May Be on the Way

Zika, dengue, and chikungunya cases around the world are on the rise and current methods for diagnosing infection require time-consuming and expensive laboratory tests.

Published On 03/24/2017
1:48 PM EDT
Sandia National Laboratories chemical engineer Aashish Priye offers a view into the LAMP box prototype, along with Sara Bird, a virologist, center, and Cameron Ball, a biomedical engineer. Credit: Sandia National Laboratories