Sensing Tools and Techniques for COVID-19

Sensing Tools and Techniques for COVID-19

Developments and Challenges in Analysis and Detection of Coronavirus

1st Edition - June 17, 2022

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  • Editors: Chaudhery Hussain, Sudheesh Shukla
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323902809

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Sensing Tools and Techniques for COVID-19: Developments and Challenges in Analysis and Detection of Coronavirus helps readers understand the basic principles of sensor development. Sections give a brief overview of the physical and chemical properties of sensing tools and the basics of techniques. With recent advancements in sensing technology, various smart materials and techniques are now being employed for new purposes. In addition, biosensing devices can be tuned at the molecular level to perform better detection of COVID-19. This book covers the various approaches for the development and fabrication of biosensor systems for the analysis of the novel coronavirus. In addition, the book discusses the commercialization and standardization of biosensing technology, along with future perspectives on biosensor technologies used for the analysis and treatment of COVID-19. This book will serve as an up-to-date source of trusted information on biosensor tools and techniques for the analysis of COVID-19.

Key Features

  • Provides an in-depth look at current sensing tools and devices and their applicability in healthcare
  • Demonstrates the different integration approaches for the development of biosensor systems, along with design and commercialization guidelines
  • Presents a strategic approach for the contact-less analysis of COVID-19


Researchers interested in integrated healthcare devices and techniques; academic and professional researchers at the postgraduate, graduate and post doctorate- level in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and analytical science and engineering fields

Table of Contents

  • PART I: Introduction (COVID-19-Detection and Solutions)
    1. Biosensing Approach for COVID-19 Detection
    2. Lab-on-paper based devices for COVID-19 sensors
    3. Role of nanotechnology for coronavirus detection
    4. Polymeric-based interface for the development of COVID biosensors

    PART II: Developments and Fabrication Strategies of Immunosensors
    5. COVID-19: an immunosensor approach
    6. Fabrication of 2D-based point-of-care device for corona diagnosis
    7. Development of Coronasensor
    8. Metallic interface: a promising approach for COVID-19 detection

    PART III: Developments and Fabrication Strategies of RNA/DNA Biosensors
    9. Current diagnostic approach for COVID-19
    10. Effect of COVID-19: an environmental point-of-view
    11. Theranostic approach for coronavirus
    12. Microbiological analysis of COVID-19
    13. Current diagnosis tool for the detection of corona disease

    PART IV: Commercialization and Standardization Biosensing Technologies
    14. Nanobioengineering: a promising approach for early detection of COVID-19
    15. Chemical sensors for the diagnosis of coronavirus
    16. Electrochemical biosensor fabrication for COVID-19
    17. Wearable sensing devices for monitoring the infection of COVID-19

    PART V: Application of Sensing Tools and Techniques
    18. Current clinical testing approach of COVID
    19. Overview of point of care assay for the corona disease
    20. Current medical challenges for the testing of COVID-19

    PART VI: Future of Biosensing for COVID-19 and Conclusion
    21. Theory and simulation of FNMs for biosensing applications
    22. Current scenario of COVID-19: A diagnostic approach
    23. Optical sensor for COVID-19 sensor
    24. Aptasensor: Surface protein detection of in case of coronavirus diagnosis
    25. Conclusion

Product details

  • No. of pages: 266
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: June 17, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323902809

About the Editors

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on Application of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (around 100) scientific monographs and books in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

Sudheesh Shukla

Sudheesh K. Shukla works in translational research and development of bioelectronic devices for disease and disorder alert with a focus on interfacing chemistry (material science) and engineering for better healthcare (biology) and environmental applications. Currently, Dr. Shukla’s research involves real-sample analysis of biochemical markers for personalized healthcare monitoring. He is interested in integrating biomaterials with micro- and nano-systems for sensing and actuation technologies. He is the author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed journal as well as author and editor of several scientific monographs in healthcare and environmental disciplines. Dr. Shukla currently serves as an editor/editorial board member for journals including Chemosensors, Sensor International, Coronavirus, Reports in Electrochemistry, and others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Biological Engineering and Life Science, Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology (Deemed-to-be University), Modipuram, Meerut, India

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