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Table 1 Comparison of WMC-MDP detection capabilities

From: Wave-shaped microfluidic chip assisted point-of-care testing for accurate and rapid diagnosis of infections

Detection method WMC-MDP CL [40] Colorimetric Fluorescence [41] ECL [42]
Multiplex detecting Y Y N Y N
Detection time (min) 22 70 90 33 > 240
Cost Low Medium High High Medium
Performance of operations Simple Simple Complicated Simple Complicated
LOD      
 CRP (μg/ml) 0.54 1.87 1.19 5.53 /
 PCT (ng/ml) 0.11 0.17 0.15 / /
 IL-6 (pg/ml) 16.25 49.75 12.5 4.41 1
  1. WMC-MDP wave-shaped microfluidic chip assisted multiplexed detection platform, CL chemiluminescence, ECL electro-chemiluminescence, Y yes, N no, LOD limit of detection, CRP c-reactive protein, PCT procalcitonin, IL-6 interleukin-6