What is it about?

This research explores the use of passive-based inertial microfluidics to separate bacterial cells from debris, such as fascia, muscle tissues, and cotton fibers, extracted from ground meat and meat swabs.

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Why is it important?

This separation process is vital for enhancing food safety protocols.


This research is vital for food safety applications because it can improve the sample preparation processes required for isolating target cells during bacteria detection.

Ayomikun Esan
University of Auckland

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This page is a summary of: Continuous separation of bacterial cells from large debris using a spiral microfluidic device, Biomicrofluidics, July 2023, American Institute of Physics,
DOI: 10.1063/5.0159254.
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