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Environmental Health

Developing a finger-prick blood test for toxic metals

by Alex Ruppenthal | Sep 14, 2018
Article includes comments from Erin Haynes, DrPH, professor in the Department of Environmental Health. A UIC professor is spearheading an effort to develop a small, portable sensor that measures human exposure to toxic metals like lead and manganese using a single finger prick of blood -and that delivers results in minutes.

Article includes comments from Erin Haynes, DrPH, professor in the Department of Environmental Health.

A UIC professor is spearheading an effort to develop a small, portable sensor that measures human exposure to toxic metals like lead and manganese using a single finger prick of blood -and that delivers results in minutes.

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