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Title: Detection of active and latent infections with microfluidic devices and systems thereof


The present invention relates to methods of detecting one or more targets of interest in a sample. In one instance, the target can be correlated to an active infection (e.g., by a virus and/or a bacterium). Methods can include treating the sample with a dissociation agent, thereby releasing the target of interest for more accurate detection (e.g., by use of a sedimentation-based centrifugal microfluidic devices). Also described herein are microfluidic devices and systems for use with a dissociation agent.

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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM); Litvinov, Julia (Galveston, TX)
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Patent File Date: 10/17/2017
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United States

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Koh, Chung-Yan, Singh, Anup K., and Litvinov, Julia. Detection of active and latent infections with microfluidic devices and systems thereof. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Koh, Chung-Yan, Singh, Anup K., & Litvinov, Julia. Detection of active and latent infections with microfluidic devices and systems thereof. United States.
Koh, Chung-Yan, Singh, Anup K., and Litvinov, Julia. Tue . "Detection of active and latent infections with microfluidic devices and systems thereof". United States.
title = {Detection of active and latent infections with microfluidic devices and systems thereof},
author = {Koh, Chung-Yan and Singh, Anup K. and Litvinov, Julia},
abstractNote = {The present invention relates to methods of detecting one or more targets of interest in a sample. In one instance, the target can be correlated to an active infection (e.g., by a virus and/or a bacterium). Methods can include treating the sample with a dissociation agent, thereby releasing the target of interest for more accurate detection (e.g., by use of a sedimentation-based centrifugal microfluidic devices). Also described herein are microfluidic devices and systems for use with a dissociation agent.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {9}

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