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  1. Device IDs Counterfeit Drugs in MinutesDrug counterfeiting is so common in some developing countries that patients with serious diseases in Southeast Asia and elsewhere are at risk of getting a poor-quality drug instead of one with ingredients that really treat their illness, a scientist involved in combating the problem says.Speaking at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, Facundo Fernández, described how his team has developed technology that reduces the time needed to check a sample for authenticity from a half hour to a few minutes. And they are working on the prototype of an affordable, portable version of the device that could be used in the field.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2012/08/device-ids-counterfeit-drugs-minutes

    Device IDs Counterfeit Drugs in Minutes

    Drug counterfeiting is so common in some developing countries that patients with serious diseases in Southeast Asia and elsewhere are at risk of getting a poor-quality drug instead of one with ingredients that really treat their illness, a scientist involved in combating the problem says.

    Speaking at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, Facundo Fernández, described how his team has developed technology that reduces the time needed to check a sample for authenticity from a half hour to a few minutes. And they are working on the prototype of an affordable, portable version of the device that could be used in the field.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2012/08/device-ids-counterfeit-drugs-minutes

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      Affordable and portable devices. Analytical chem ftw!
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