Simple test detects disease-carrying mosquitoes -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Simple test detects disease-carrying mosquitoes

09/04/2018

Image: Hands in gloves on the new diagnistic tool; Copyright: Vivian Abagiu/University of Texas at Austin

The tool uses a smartphone camera, a small 3D-printed box and a simple chemical test to show whether a dead mosquito belongs to the Aedes aegypti species.