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New malaria analysis method reveals disease severity in minutes

20:00 EDT 9 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of British Columbia) University of British Columbia investigators have found that measuring changes in red blood cell deformability is a robust, sensitive method for inferring heme-induced oxidative stress. Using a simple UBC-developed device that measures RBC deformability, malaria progression may be assessed in a matter of minutes.

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