Inside the Lucira Check It COVID-19 Test

The Lucira COVID-19 test is an “at-home” LAMP qPCR-like test. Essentially you receive disposable molecular test device, with embedded reagents for $55 which you use once and then throw away. I was curious to better understand the instrument and went hunting for teardown pictures and patents. Luckily Brad Ackerman on pulled one apart and

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