Brand new express diagnostics method developed in Novosibirsk

Brand new express diagnostics method developed in NovosibirskScientists at the Vector virology center in Novosibirsk, in Siberia, are said to have developed a new test system for express diagnostics of cardiovascular and other serious diseases

Scientists at the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology in Novosibirsk, in Siberia, have developed a new test system for express diagnostics of cardiac and other acute cases. All it takes to diagnose a case is a drop of blood, regional news agency Novosibirsk reported, citing a statement by Alexander Sergeyev, the CEO of the government-owned scientific research center. ?We have come up with a method, in which alternating electrical fields enable the assessment of the viscoelastic behavior of the blood cells, particularly erythrocytes. The erythrocytes act like a kind of ?mirror? reflecting man?s health, and are interlinked with somatic disorders, such as cardiovascular, liver, kidney and other diseases,? Mr. Sergeyev said. He firmly believes that the new test system will help physicians diagnose a case at a very early stage...