Researchers develop blood test for sleeping sickness

09/13/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Japan's Eiken Chemical Co. has developed a portable blood test for sleeping sickness called loop-mediated isothermal amplification. The test can produce results in one hour and is effective on blood droplets preserved on filter paper for up to six weeks, researchers said. Similar tests for malaria, leishmaniasis, tuberculosis and schistosomiaisis can also be developed, the researchers said.

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