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Microneedle-based sensors for medical diagnosis

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Abstract

Recently microneedles have been explored for transdermal monitoring of biomarkers with the goal to achieve time-sensitive clinical information for routine point-of-care health monitoring. In this highlight we provide a general overview of recent progress in microneedle-based sensing research, including: (a) glucose monitoring, (b) ex vitro microneedle diagnostic systems for general health monitoring with an emphasis on sensor construction, and (c) in vivo use of microneedle sensors.

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Submitted
18 Nov 2015
Accepted
24 Dec 2015
First published
07 Jan 2016

J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016,4, 1379-1383
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Microneedle-based sensors for medical diagnosis

P. R. Miller, R. J. Narayan and R. Polsky, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 1379
DOI: 10.1039/C5TB02421H

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