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Diagnostic Devices with Microfluidics

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Author:  Francesco PirainoŠeila Selimovic

June 14, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference – 257 Pages
ISBN 9781498772938 – CAT# K29532


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.

  • Focuses specifically on diagnostic applications.
  • Explores the commercial aspects of developing microfluidic diagnostic device.
  • Highlights the growing field and presents a selection of important topics making it an excellent introductory reading for graduate students in bioengineering and related disciplines.
  • Teaches the reader how to fabricate, apply, and market microfludic diagnostic chips for lab and at home use.
  • Discusses patient-focused development of diagnostics devices.


Table of Contents

  • Section I Microfluidic Devices for Diagnostics

1. Handheld Microfluidics for Point-of-Care In Vitro Diagnostics

Baichen Li and Zhenyu Li

2. Body-Worn Microfluidic Sensors

Mary M. Rodgers, Vinay M. Pai, and Richard S. Conroy

3. Fabrication and Applications of Paper-Based Microfluidics

Xuan Mu and Yu Shrike Zhang

4. Printed Wax-Ink Valves for Multistep Assays in Paper Analytical Devices

Jacqueline C. Linnes and Elizabeth Phillips

5. Mycofluidics: Miniaturization of Mycotoxin Analysis

Jonathan H. Loftus, Gregor S. Kijanka, and Richard O’Kennedy

6. Planar Differential Mobility Spectrometry for Clinical Breath Diagnostics

Erkinjon G. Nazarov, Timothy Postlethwaite, Kenneth Markoski, Sophia Koo, and Jeffrey T. Borenstein

  • Section II Applications in Disease Detection

7. Rapid Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Using Microfluidic Systems

Hardik Jeetendra Pandya, Mohamed Shehata Draz, Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani, and Hadi Shafiee

8. Microfluidics for Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Advances, Scalability, and Challenges

Bhavna G. Gordhan and Bavesh D. Kana

Section III Practical Aspects of Developing a Commercial Diagnostic Device

9. Starting with the End in Mind by Developing Diagnostics around User Needs

Mark David Lim

10. Incorporating the Needs of Users into the Development of Diagnostics for Global Health: A Framework and Two Case Studies

Jacqueline C. Linnes, Elizabeth Johansen, and Ashok A. Kumar



Product Details

  • Series: Devices, Circuits, and Systems
  • Hardcover: 279 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (June 14, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1498772935
  • ISBN-13: 978-1498772938
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

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