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Bar-Ilan U New Technology May Speed Up Coronavirus Diagnosis

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Bar-Ilan U New Technology May Speed Up Coronavirus Diagnosis
Photo caption: Dr. Amos Danielli of Bar Ilan University

The time it currently takes to diagnose Coronavirus poses one of the greatest challenges in treating infected patients and increases the risk of exposure. Using a new technology developed by Dr. Amos Danielli, of the Alexander Kofkin Faculty of Engineering at Bar-Ilan University, saliva tests can be analyzed within 15 minutes. The technology has already been proven to reduce the diagnostic time of Zika virus and is currently being used in the Ministry of Health’s central virology laboratory at Tel Hashomer Hospital.

Dr. Danielli’s lab has developed a technology for sensitive detection of virus-specific RNA sequences by attaching the virus’ RNA to a fluorescent molecule that emits light when illuminated by a laser beam. […]

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