UTI test

By Mallory Hackett 11:58 am August 12, 2020
TestCard has announced its noninvasive at-home urinary tract infection test kit to be launched in the UK in August 2020. With the accompanying mobile app, users can detect a UTI through immediate testing results and choose to share information with a healthcare professional. To take the test, the first step is to scan the QR code with the TestCard app to inform it of the type of test being...
By Tammy Lovell 08:25 am January 13, 2020
Biological engineers at the University of Bath have developed a test that could help medics quickly diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs) using a smartphone camera. The process can identify the presence of harmful E. coli bacteria in a urine sample in just 25 minutes. It works by passing a urine sample over a plastic strip, containing an immobilising antibody able to recognise E. coli...