Abstract

Tuberculosis remains one of the most serious infectious diseases worldwide requiring new tools to circumvent current molecular diagnostics limitations. Nanodiagnostics, i.e. nanotechnology based diagnostics, may do just that by decreasing the time needed for the molecular characterisation of the infecting agent, and allowing for miniaturisation and portability for point-of-need adapted to remote regions without suitable lab equipment.
Original languageEnglish
Article number01.08b
JournalMagazine da Sociedade Portuguesa de Microbiologia
Volume2012
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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