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  • We acquired this object.

2018

  • Work on this object began.

2021

2022

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Prototype, CATCH HIV Testing Device

This is a prototype. It is dated 2018. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the department.

HIV is a treatable illness if caught early. Catch, designed by Hans and Farah Ramzan, is an HIV test that is as easy to use as a home pregnancy test. Catch is under development for manufacture.

It is credited Courtesy of Hans Ramzan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (Approx.): 2.5 × 2.5 × 5.1 cm (1 × 1 × 2 in.)

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