Newsroom In the US, use of the Mitra device is limited to research and non-diagnostic applications. In many countries outside the US, the Mitra device can be used as a sample collection device for clinical diagnostic applications, as referenced in some content.
Duke University Uses Mitra Devices to Field-Test Diagnostic Tools in Liberia
Over the summer, Daniel Joh, an MD-PhD student at Duke, and Angus Hucknall, a senior research scientist, touched down in New Kru Town, a neighborhood in the outer reaches of Monrovia, Liberia. They were there to field test diagnostic tools designed to rapidly measure the biomarkers linked to malnutrition. In thislow-resourced reigion, they set up shop at Redemption Clinic, and made use of some revolutionary medical innovations to do their work under subprime conditions. Read more.