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Target Product Profile for a mobile app to read rapid diagnostic tests to strengthen infectious disease surveillance

February 10, 2020 - 16:26 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rigveda Kadam, Wallace White, Nicholas Banks, Zachary Katz, Sabine Dittrich, Cassandra Kelly-Cirino
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 15(1):e0228311

The essential role of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in disease control is compromised every time a test is not performed correctly or its result is not reported accurately and promptly. A mobile app that utilizes the camera and connectivity of a common smartphone can fill this role of supporting the test’s proper execution and the automatic transmission of results.

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