Allergens

A personalized food allergen testing platform on a cellphone.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 24, 2013

We demonstrate a personalized food allergen testing platform, termed iTube, running on a cellphone that images and automatically analyses colorimetric assays performed in test tubes toward sensitive and specific detection of allergens in food samples.

Occurrence of household mold and efficacy of sodium hypochlorite disinfectant.

Publication Date: 
Sep 28, 2012

The occurrence and distribution of mold on household surfaces and the efficacy of bleach-based (sodium hypochlorite, NaOCl) disinfectants on mold viability and allergenicity was documented. Household microenvironments prone to increased moisture were specifically targeted.