TITLE

Development and application of lateral flow test strip technology for detection of infectious agents and chemical contaminants: a review

AUTHOR(S)
Babacar Ngom; Yancheng Guo; Xiliang Wang; Dingren Bi
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Jun2010, Vol. 397 Issue 3, p1113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recent progress in the laboratory has been a result of improvements in rapid analytical techniques. An update of the applications of lateral flow tests (also called immunochromatographic assay or test strip) is presented in this review manuscrit. We emphasized the description of this technology in the detection of a variety of biological agents and chemical contaminants (e.g. veterinary drugs, toxins and pesticides). It includes outstanding data, such as sample treatment, sensitivity, specificity, accuracy and reproducibility. Lateral flow tests provide advantages in simplicity and rapidity when compared to the conventional detection methods. [Figure not available: see fulltext.]
ACCESSION #
50377611

 

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