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The PATHPOD System is a system for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection using LAMP technology.

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LAMP Testing

LAMP testing is a method of testing for Covid-19 that is low-cost and fast, compared to the gold standard of PCR. LAMP testing offers a method of point of care diagnosis due to its ease of use and fast results.

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Covid-19 Facts

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has caused global disruption to economies with a rising death toll and increasing daily cases. This article will outline the basic information surrounding Covid-19 and will address several myths that have been commonly spread.

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Training materials

Training Materials

Here is where training materials for the PATHPOD system will go. Coming soon...

About AfriDx

AfriDx is an initiative to develop systems for the clinical diagnosis of Covid-19 designed to be manufactured in low and middle-income countries. 

AfriDx is a consortium of partners based in Europe and Africa to create a solution for locally manufactured Covid-19 diagnostic systems. Our partners include the Danish Technical University, TATAA Biocenter AB, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and the University of Cambridge. 

Latest news

AfriDx Clinical trials in full force with data collection at multiple sites

24 June 2021

After the arrival of the PATHPOD system and first batch of cartridges in Ghana was distribution to partners, a virtual training aimed at familiarizing partners with the PATHPOD system as well as equipping them with trouble shooting techniques was successfully conducted by DTU. Vinay_virtual_training Ghana_technician1 This...

Plasmids enroute Ghana: Colourful proteins for colourful sustainable science!

23 June 2021

Colourful proteins for colourful science! The Cambridge Analytical Biotechnology (CAB) team has been working on locally producing recombinant proteins to provide wp3_news1_redandgreen.png laboratories in low-to-middle income countries a low cost, self-sustaining source of enzymes. This feeds directly into the sustainable...

AfriDx Clinical trials kicks off

2 June 2021

PATHPOD_and_laptop An important milestone of the AfriDx project is to develop and adapt a rapid and affordable diagnostic system for SARS-CoV-2 that may be implemented in Ghana in the fight against COVID-19. The system should require little or no training and eliminate the need to send samples to central laboratories. The...