Microneedle Patch Provides Painless Test for Tuberculosis, University of Washington Study
Published: Aug 27, 2013
US scientists have developed a disposable patch that tests for tuberculosis as a simpler, more reliable and painless alternative to the traditional injection. The patch, created at the University of Washington, contains microneedles that penetrate the skin on the arm to administer a reactant that causes a bump to form if the infection is present.
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