Wednesday, October 16


UCLA researchers developed a device able to detect parasites in blood with relative ease and at a low cost. Hatice Ceylan Koydemir, a postdoctoral researcher and co-author of the study about the technology, said the low cost could make it more accessible in areas of Africa. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Researchers develop device allowing easier detection of parasites in blood

UCLA researchers have developed a device that detects the presence of certain parasites in blood or other bodily fluids. The device has the ability to detect small parasites, such as Trichomonas vaginalis, which can cause trichomoniasis, a common sexually transmitted disease. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers developed a device able to detect parasites in blood with relative ease and at a low cost. Hatice Ceylan Koydemir, a postdoctoral researcher and co-author of the study about the technology, said the low cost could make it more accessible in areas of Africa. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA researchers developed a device able to detect parasites in blood with relative ease and at a low cost. Hatice Ceylan Koydemir, a postdoctoral researcher and co-author of the study about the technology, said the low cost could make it more accessible in areas of Africa. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)