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Paper-Based ELISA


  • This work was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under award number 51308, by the Micro-Nano Fluidics Fundamentals Focus Center (MF3) at the University of California, Irvine, and by a visiting scholar fellowship from the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo-FAPESP, Brazil (E.C.).


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Paper works: Paper-based indirect ELISA (see picture) has been demonstrated through the detection of rabbit IgG and the HIV-1 envelope antigen gp41. This technique combines the sensitivity and specificity of ELISA with the low cost and ease-of-use of paper-based platforms.