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Loop-mediated isothermal amplification allows testing to be performed anywhere

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 By Joanne Gibson, Ph.D.

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a fast-growing technology with a wide range of applications in human health and medical diagnosis. Because LAMP does not require the specialized equipment typically found in a molecular laboratory, it can simply and inexpensively be applied in a much broader range of settings. Read about how LAMP is used in COVID-19 research, vector-borne illness control programs, agriculture, and even on the International Space Station.

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Colorimetric LAMP results from COVID-19 patients
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