Bedside diagnosis of bloodstream infections

Grant Details

Grantee Name:
 Prof. Peter Gyarmati
Organization:
 The Board of Trustees of The University of Illinois
Country: USA

Project Name:
 Bedside diagnosis of bloodstream infections (BSI) in leukemia
Funding Year: 2017

Project period: 3 years

Bedside diagnosis of bloodstream infections (BSI) in leukemia

A novel diagnostic method, activated filter paper, uses cellulose as a cheap and abundant resource to immobilize DNA probes. Combined with iron-oxide bead detection, the natural brown color of the beads allows detection by the naked eye.

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