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Development and evaluation of the multi-strip reader for point of care testing

현장검사용 멀티스트립 리더기의 개발 및 평가

  • 김진 (한림대학교 정보전자공과대학 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 전우람 (한림대학교 정보전자공과대학 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 박승우 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 신경외과) ;
  • 이창률 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 진단검사의학교실) ;
  • 이다현 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 진단검사의학교실) ;
  • 최인택 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 진단검사의학교실) ;
  • 김주연 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 진단검사의학교실) ;
  • 서인범 (강원대학교 의학전문대학원 진단검사의학교실)
  • Received : 2014.02.10
  • Accepted : 2014.02.28
  • Published : 2014.03.28

Abstract

Point of care testing (POCT) is could be easily and economically performed and was widely used. In particular, the test items using immune chromatographic method has been conveniently used. But when an error occurs, we should reaffirmed the test results, but we could not reaffirm because the test line is disappeared as the time pass, and the test results are different between laboratory workers. Therefore, we developed multi-strip reader which can store images for the test results and can interpretate the test results automatically. Then we evaluated newly developed multi-strip reader for urine pregnancy test, the test results of the multi-strip reader was 100% matched with the previously results. Our newly developed multi-strip reader was convenient and economic, and will be widely used in many laboratories.

Keywords

Point of Care Testing;Strip;Reader;Diagnosis

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