Diagnostics for global health: Hand-spun centrifuge

A 20 cent centrifuge made of paper and string and operated by hand can separate plasma from blood in about 90 seconds.

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Figure 1: Centrifuges for use in low-resource settings.

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Bond, M., Richards-Kortum, R. Diagnostics for global health: Hand-spun centrifuge. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0017 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-016-0017

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