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A digital microfluidic system for serological immunoassays in remote settings

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Science Translational Medicine  25 Apr 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 438, eaar6076
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aar6076

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vol. 10 no. 438

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  • Received for publication November 28, 2017
  • Accepted for publication April 6, 2018

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  1. Alphonsus H. C. Ng1,2,*,,
  2. Ryan Fobel1,2,*,
  3. Christian Fobel1,2,*,
  4. Julian Lamanna1,2,*,
  5. Darius G. Rackus1,2,*,
  6. Aimee Summers3,
  7. Christopher Dixon1,
  8. Michael D. M. Dryden1,
  9. Charis Lam1,
  10. Man Ho1,2,
  11. Nooman S. Mufti2,4,
  12. Victor Lee2,
  13. Mohd Afiq Mohd Asri2,
  14. Edward A. Sykes1,2,
  15. M. Dean Chamberlain1,2,
  16. Rachael Joseph5,
  17. Maurice Ope5,
  18. Heather M. Scobie6,
  19. Alaine Knipes3,
  20. Paul A. Rota7,
  21. Nina Marano8,
  22. Paul M. Chege9,
  23. Mary Njuguna9,
  24. Rosemary Nzunza9,
  25. Ngina Kisangau9,
  26. John Kiogora10,
  27. Michael Karuingi10,
  28. John Wagacha Burton11,
  29. Peter Borus12,
  30. Eugene Lam3, and
  31. Aaron R. Wheeler1,2,4,§
  1. 1Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H6, Canada.
  2. 2Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 160 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E1, Canada.
  3. 3Division of Global Health Protection, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.
  4. 4Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, 164 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G9, Canada.
  5. 5Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Complex, P.O. Box 606-00621, Mbagathi Road Off Mbagathi Way, Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya.
  6. 6Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.
  7. 7Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.
  8. 8Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.
  9. 9Kenya Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 30016–00100, Afya House, Cathedral Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
  10. 10International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 62727, Galana Plaza, 4th Floor Galana Road, Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya.
  11. 11Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, P.O. Box 43801-00100, Lynwood Court, Off Waiyaki Way, Westland, Nairobi, Kenya.
  12. 12KEMRI, P.O. Box 54840-00200, Off Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
  1. §Corresponding author. Email: aaron.wheeler{at}
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.

    • Present address: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

    • Present address: Division of Health Emergencies and Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, UN City, Marmorvej 51, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark.


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