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Rapid detection of dengue fever: Now there’s a chip for that

Scientists at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (Cinvestav) in Mexico developed a chip (also known as cDNA microarray) that allows detection of the RNA strand of the dengue fever virus.
The genetic information contained in this scientific tool pinpoints the exact serotype of malaria that an infected person or mosquito is carrying.

According to Maria de Lourdes Muñoz Moreno, researcher at the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology at Cinvestav, the problem is that

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Innovation

Rapid detection of dengue fever: Now there’s a chip for that

Scientists at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (Cinvestav) in Mexico developed a chip (also known as cDNA microarray) that allows detection of the RNA strand of the dengue fever virus.
The genetic information contained in this scientific tool pinpoints the exact serotype of malaria that an infected person or mosquito is carrying.

According to Maria de Lourdes Muñoz Moreno, researcher at the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology at Cinvestav, the problem is that

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