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Frugal Innovation in Bioengineering for the Detection of Infectious Diseases, Hardback Book

Frugal Innovation in Bioengineering for the Detection of Infectious Diseases Hardback

Edited by Arvind K. Chavali, Ramesh Ramji


This book introduces readers to the concept of 'frugal innovation' and describes novel low-cost technologies that aid in diagnosing infectious diseases.

Rapidly deployable, portable, and affordable diagnostic tools have the potential to tremendously benefit populations in resource-limited settings and improve global health outcomes.

Specifically, the book includes the following features:Cutting-Edge Research: Thorough coverage of scientific advances related to frugal bioengineering that have been developed within the last few years.

A few examples of technologies covered in detail include low-cost paper-based and CD-based microfluidic diagnostic systems. Industry and Non-Profit Voices: Chapters written by scientists currently working in industry and philanthropic sectors.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 119 pages, 45 Illustrations, color; 3 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 119 p. 48 illus., 45 illus
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Public health & preventive medicine
  • ISBN: 9783319666457



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