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NEW YORK (360Dx) – A team led by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a dipstick test for diagnosing Zika virus from patient serum.

The test, which is also able to distinguish between different dengue virus serotypes, could enable rapid, inexpensive testing for Zika and dengue infections, said Lee Gehrke, professor of health sciences and technology at MIT and one of the developers of the test.

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