Germany's Carpegen Developing Microfluidics-Based PCR Testing Platform for Dental, Other Markets

Carpegen, which provides real-time PCR-based periodontal testing services to dental practices, has developed a prototype microfluidic cartridge and bench-top instrument to enable similar testing at the point of care. It is also seeking partners to adapt the platform for use in the diagnostic, food safety, and environmental markets, among others.

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