Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Researchers from Hong Kong’s PolyU develop diagnostic system to identify up to 40 types of bacteria or viruses causing respiratory infections

  • Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections
  • A test in the new system is expected to cost a few hundred Hong Kong dollars, while existing tests cost more than HK$1,000 (US$129) for each examination

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Professor Terence Lau, director of innovation and technology development at PolyU, says the invention can speed up diagnosis for respiratory infections. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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