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Bengtson, M.L. (author), Onasanya, A.A. (author), Oyibo, P.O. (author), Meulah, Brice (author), Samenjo, K.T. (author), Braakman, I.G. (author), Andi, Wellington Oyibo (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease thatis predominantly diagnosed by conventional microscopy in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, effective diagnosis by conventional microscopy is limited by multiple technical and logistic barriers.Alternative diagnostic techniques are needed. The Schistoscope is a digital optical device that has been...
conference paper 2022
Bengtson, M.L. (author)
The aim of this thesis was to develop a DNA-detection scheme for a point-of-care diagnostic test for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) for use within resource-limited settings. The scientific innovation is to develop an adaptable DNA-detection scheme, using CRISPR-dCas9 (catalytically inactive Cas9), that can detect the DNA of any pathogen in...
doctoral thesis 2021