“It has been indicated that it takes 11 different doctors and tests to get a proper diagnosis. This can take years. It wastes the patient’s time, energy and resources. Our research group wants to solve this. There’s a huge bottleneck in point-of-care diagnostics where the patient controls the way that they’re being tested. We are developing a very simple lab-on-a-chip device so that patients can actually test for multiple microbes and different stages of disease all at once."
Read more at Helsinki Challenge blog: "Team POCKIT: We want to put the power of diagnostics in the hands of the patients"