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Table 2 Technologies applied to deploy broad-range infectious pathogen diagnostics

From: Leapfrog diagnostics: Demonstration of a broad spectrum pathogen identification platform in a resource-limited setting

Problem Solution/s applied
Unreliable power Efficient hybrid solar/diesel power system
Lack of “cold chain” On-site refrigeration
  FTA paper for sample collection, transport and storage
  Ambient temperature stabilized reagent sets
  Delivery of regular reagents on dry-ice
Lack of efficient communication Wired/wireless, hi-speed campus network connected with Internet via satellite
Inadequate personnel expertise Hands-on training in reference laboratory (NRL) and on-site.
  Remote technical support by email and Skype videoconferencing.