tru(Hb)lood Hemoglobinometer

CONDITION ADDRESSED: Anemia

Diagnostic
Diagnostic
  • PREVENTION
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • TREATMENT
tru(Hb)lood Hemoglobinometer

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization

Rice University

Individual Contact

Application

  • Portable, usable, low-cost device to accurately and safely assess hemoglobin concentration in low-resource settings

 

Advantages

  • Replace costly cuvettes of current solutions with inexpensive filter paper;
  • Provide immediate results, allowing for quick diagnose of anemia in the field;
  • Accuracy comparable with current point-of-care gold standard;
  • Will draw very little power, be robust enough to withstand daily operation, and require minimal maintenance in the field.

 

Important Milestones Achieved

  • Proof-of-concept completed

Stage of Development

Early R&D