By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fast and accurate diagnosis with no chance of a "false positive" for the zika virus: this is the result of research conducted by the Renato Archer Information Technology Center (CTI) in Campinas (SP).

A sensor can attest to the disease from one drop of urine.

Researchers in the laboratory have modified a circuit board commonly used in electronic equipment. They built nanostructures to isolate the NS1 protein, released into the human body by the zika virus.

The imprecision of some existing tests hinders patient diagnosis due to its similarity with the . . .

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