Portable, Easy-to-use Gazelle Device Can Diagnose SCD in 15 Minutes

Portable, Easy-to-use Gazelle Device Can Diagnose SCD in 15 Minutes

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Portable, Easy-to-use Gazelle Device Can Diagnose SCD in 15 Minutes

A point-of-care, low-cost device called Gazelle — that’s both portable and easy to use — can accurately diagnose sickle cell disease (SCD) in less than 15 minutes, according to a study done in India. As noted by researchers, this device has the potential to be adopted as a screening tool for SCD in developing countries where the disease burden is high and resources are limited. “At least 15% of all newborns with sickle cell disease…

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