Integration in Bioanalysis: Technologies for Point-of-Care Testing

  • Frank F. BierEmail author
  • Soeren Schumacher
Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 133)


Biosensors, Lab-on-Chip technologies, and sensor-actor molecules are steps towards the integration of bioanalysis into small devices that will help in providing analysis where it is needed: the point-of-care. This article gives a brief overview of recent achievements and future prospects.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT)PotsdamGermany

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