MIPs logo MIPdatabase      MIP2020 Conference logo Use this space
Custom Search
Reference type: Journal
Authors: Teles FSRR
Article Title: Biosensors and rapid diagnostic tests on the frontier between analytical and clinical chemistry for biomolecular diagnosis of dengue disease: A review.
Publication date: 2011
Journal: Analytica Chimica Acta
Volume: 687
Issue: (1)
Page numbers: 28-42.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2010.12.011
Alternative URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6TF4-51PRYBV-2/2/41cc2aff17fa07fcf3016565d424a5ae

Abstract: The past decades have witnessed enormous technological improvements towards the development of simple, cost-effective and accurate rapid diagnostic tests for detection and identification of infectious pathogens. Among them is dengue virus, the etiologic agent of the mosquito-borne dengue disease, one of the most important emerging infectious pathologies of nowadays. Dengue fever may cause potentially deadly hemorrhagic symptoms and is endemic in the tropical and sub-tropical world, being also a serious threat to temperate countries in the developed world. Effective diagnostics for dengue should be able to discriminate among the four antigenically related dengue serotypes and fulfill the requirements for successful decentralized (point-of-care) testing in the harsh environmental conditions found in most tropical regions. The accurate identification of circulating serotypes is crucial for the successful implementation of vector control programs based on reliable epidemiological predictions. This paper briefly summarizes the limitations of the main conventional techniques for biomolecular diagnosis of dengue disease and critically reviews some of the most relevant biosensors and rapid diagnostic tests developed, implemented and reported so far for point-of-care testing of dengue infections. The invaluable contributions of microfluidics and nanotechnology encompass the whole paper, while evaluation concerns of rapid diagnostic tests and foreseen technological improvements in this field are also overviewed for the diagnosis of dengue and other infectious and tropical diseases as well
Template and target information: Review - diagnosis of Dengue using sensors
Author keywords: biosensor, Dengue, Diagnosis, Evaluation, Rapid test, Tropical disease

  Neon periodic table mug  Scientist peptide mug  I shop perodically customisable tote bag

Molecules Special Issue call      Appeal for information


Join the Society for Molecular Imprinting
Logo of the Society for Molecular Imprinting

New items RSS feed
new items RSS feed  View latest updates

Sign-up for e-mail updates:
Choose between receiving an occasional newsletter or more frequent e-mail alerts.
Click here to go to the sign-up page.

Is your name elemental or peptidic? Enter your name and find out by clicking either of the buttons below!
Other products you may like:
view listings for MIP books on eBay:

Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary banner