Novel Diagnostic Tools For Heart Rates, HPV, Acetaminophen Ovedose and Meningococcus


Biopeer has the scoop on the latest diagnostic kits:

The Smart Shirt, a obile device for heart patients, is composed of stainless steel threads that can record an electrocardiogram and transmit it over the mobile phone network to a central monitoring center.

INNO-LiPA HBV Genotyping from Innogenetics is a complementary test to Pap smear and DNA-based HPV screening tests to detect HPV genotypes including 6, 11, 16, and 18.

An acetaminophen overdose diagnostic test is based on the presence of a compounds called cysteine adducts in the blood, which is formed under toxic doses of acetaminophen.

Dipstick test for the rapid, in-situ detection of meningococcus, a bacteria that causes outbreaks of meningitis, a lethal infection of the spinal cord and brain. These dipsticks are practical tools particularly in the “meningitis belt” in Africa, where there is perennial threat of epidemic meningitis.


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