Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP): Expansion of its practical application as a tool to achieve universal health coverage

Published:September 10, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiac.2019.07.020

      Abstract

      Since its invention in 2000, loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) has attracted great interest from researchers and has been used as a simple and rapid diagnostic tool for detection of infectious and non-infectious diseases. Here we review the recent circumstances and outcomes of these applications of LAMP to show the potential of LAMP as a tool for achieving universal health coverage (UHC). A future application of LAMP, such as in an automated multiplex format, is also discussed.

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