Blood clot tests with smartphones

At home blood clot tests can be performed using a smartphone and a drop of blood
25 February 2022
Presented by Evelyna Wang with Justin Chan, University of Washington. 


a photo of finger prick blood test for blood glucose monitoring


Blood clotting is important in preventing excessive bleeding, but for millions of people, it can also mean increased risk of mortality due to certain medical conditions. Blood thinning medication is required for those suffering theses conditions as well as constant blood clot monitoring. A team from the University of Washington, including Justin Chan, has developed a method to take blood clot tests at home, using only a smartphone and a small drop of blood...


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