New Medical Device: Swine Flu Could Be Detected in 15 Minutes

AURORA, Colo., April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Colorado company has created a disposable medical device that can – in 15 minutes – detect the presence of disease in a single drop of body fluid. ‘We have developed a device that can address major pandemics, like the swine flu one that’s threatening to emerge,’ said Beacon Biotechnology CEO, Fred Mitchell. ‘It could be used at airports, border crossings and at makeshift clinics designed to quarantine people infected with the disease.’