Nanogold Assays for Direct Detection of Nucleic Acids of High Burden Infections


American University in Cairo, Egypt, EG

I.P. Brief: 

Direct detection of nucleic acids of infectious agents in clinical specimens using unmodified gold nanoparticles. The technology platform is inexpensive, sensitive, and does not require sophisticated infrastructure or highly trained technicians. It has been used for detection of hepatitis C virus in blood and mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical isolated.


Molecular Diagnostics, infectious diseases, Nanoparticles

Primary Industry: 

Medical, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care

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