Q-POC Handheld Laboratory


Q-POC is a portable diagnostics device.

Product description Brand name and product description

Q-POC is a solar-powered or wind-up handheld tool designed to diagnose, manage, monitor, and track infections and drug resistance. DNA-based diagnostics can be performed at point-of-care in 10-20 minutes with Q-POC. The device also includes GPS-enabled epidemiological surveillance. Q-POC is currently in a prototype stage and is expected to be commercialized soon.

Single use test cartridges are being developed for Warfarin dosage, malaria and drug resistance, hospital acquired infections, and tumor profiling.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Currently unknown, but QuantuMDx is partnered with several NGOs, including FIND, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Clinton Foundation, and Global Good.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Device: 1000 USD, cartridges: 5-20 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Healthcare workers, pharmacists, nurses, doctors

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