Table 1

Comparison of different immunoassay methods used for protein detection
Method Required time Complicacy Requirement of high expertise and instrumentation Cost Specificity Sensitivity Quantification capacity Potential of being as high-throughput test Potential for point-of-care application Risk of cross-contamination
iLAMP Low Low No Low High High Yes Yes Yes Low
iPCR High High Yes High Intermediate-high Intermediate-high No No No High
iReal-time PCR High High Yes High Intermediate-high Intermediate-high Yes No No High
iRCA High High Yes High High Intermediate-high Yes Yes No High
iNASBA High High Yes High High Intermediate-high Yes Yes No High
ELISA High High Yes High Low Low Yes Yes No High

Pourhassan-Moghaddam et al.

Pourhassan-Moghaddam et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:485   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-485

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