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Optori: A Diagnostic Tool for H. pylori

  • Author(s): Campbell, Christopher
  • Dave, Kunal
  • Kwan, Elliott
  • Matlock, Alex
  • Young, Leanne
  • et al.
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Goal:  To noninvasively detect H. pylori infections in patients within one hour for under $10.  Background:

•H. pylori infects the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract and causes:

•Peptic Ulcers

•Stomach Cancer



•Abdominal Pain

•Early Satiety & Bloating

•70% of Developing World’s Population

•30-40% of Developed Nation’s Population

Advisor(s): Prof. Bruce Tromberg; Dr. Albert Cerussi;Dr. Thomas O’Sullivan; Beckman Laser Institute.  UCI Dean's Choice Award

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Optori_A Diagnostic Tool for H. pylori (May 2014), UCI Dean's Choice Award