Test for Kidney Disease On Your Smart-Phone

Test for Kidney Disease On Your Smart-Phone

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new smart-phone app that can provide tests for individuals with diabetes and kidney disease. The Colorimetrix software also allows test-strip results to be shared real-time with medical professionals for quicker diagnosis and treatment. “The app uses a smartphone’s camera to take a photo of a test strip result and, using a special algorithm, converts the data into a numerical concentration value that appears within seconds on the phone’s screen. The result then can be stored, sent to a healthcare professional, or directly analyzed by a doctor via the phone for diagnosis.”

Read more at: http://www.fiercemobilehealthcare.com/story/smartphone-app-aims-faster-more-accurate-body-fluid-testing/2014-03-20