ExVivo Labs is building a platform to detect allergies through the skin, without the need for blood. ExVivo's patch extracts a sample of interstitial skin fluid and analyzes it for the presence of the allergy biomarker, also known as IgE. This is the same biomarker that's found in blood, and is the basis for several blood tests currently on the market.
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Minimally-invasive, microneedle-array extraction of interstitial fluid for comprehensive biomedical applications: transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, exosome research, and biomarker identification
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Structure and Distribution of an Unrecognized Interstitium in Human Tissues
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