The disposable self-testing device analyzes a single droplet of blood using a chemical reagent that produces visible color changes corresponding to different levels of anemia. The basic test produces results in about 60 seconds and requires no electrical power. A companion smartphone application can automatically correlate the visual results to specific blood hemoglobin levels.
of its simplicity and ability to deliver results without electricity,
the device could also be used in resource-poor nations.
One-minute point-of-care anemia test shows promise in new study
Source: Georrgia Tech