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Aptamers for Detection and Diagnostics (ADD) is a proposed mobile app acquiring optical data from conjugated quantum nanodots to identify molecules indicating presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus: Why public health and healthcare need smartphone sensors as a platform for early detection and prevention

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revised on 19.12.2020, 18:41 and posted on 22.12.2020, 05:58 by Shoumen Datta
Proposed SARS-CoV-2 surveillance tool using a mobile app for non-invasive monitoring of humans and animals.

Engineering a biomedical device as a low-cost, non-invasive, detection, and diagnostic platform for surveillance of infections in humans, and animals. The system embraces the IoT “digital by design” metaphor by incorporating elements of connectivity, data sharing and (secure) information arbitrage. Using an array of aptamers to bind viral targets may help in detection, diagnostics, and potentially prevention in case of SARS-CoV-2. The ADD tool may become part of a broader platform approach.

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

shoumen@mit.edu

Institution

MIT

Country

United States

ORCID For Submitting Author

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9762-6557

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

No conflict of interest

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