UQ facilities helped develop home COVID-19 test

22 Feb 2021
Ellume kit
Ellume's COVID-19 home test kit. (Supplied: Ellume)

State-of-the-art University of Queensland research facilities have been critical to the development of a 20-minute, smartphone-linked, home COVID-19 diagnostic test now available in the US.

The Ellume COVID-19 Home Test, developed by UQ alumnus Dr Sean Parsons’ biotechnology start-up Ellume, employed UQ’s Australian Biomolecular Interaction Facility (ABIF) and Protein Expression Facility (PEF) to develop the technology.

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