Sandwich Assay for Pathogen and Cells Detection

  • Shaoguang LiEmail author
  • Hui Li
  • Fan Xia


Sandwich assay biosensors make it possible to detect bacterial pathogens and cancer cells at extremely low level. In this chapter, we have summarized the recent developments of sandwich assay for pathogen and whole-cell detection using a variety of techniques. In particular, we highlighted some of the most common techniques in sandwich assay biosensors such as optics-based detection, electrochemistry-based detection, and mechanics-based detection.


Whole-cell Pathogen Bacterial Signal amplification Sandwich assay 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Engineering Research Center of Nano-Geomaterials of Ministry of Education, Faculty of Materials Science and ChemistryChina University of GeosciencesWuhanPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Hubei Key Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry & Materia Medica, School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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