POINT OF CARE
The QuitPuff test can easily be done at home. It is simple and provides results almost instantly, making it very accessible for all. Additionally, QuitPuff is a non-invasive test, that is, it involves no break in skin, bringing the risk of harm and infection to a negligible level.
The QuitPuff test is cheap, costing no more than Rs. 38, or approximately 50 US cents. The test also does not require any special storage conditions. Due to these advantages, QuitPuff is useful as a mass screening tool not only for routine clinics, but also for rural areas and remote locations with limited laboratory facilities or minimally trained health workers.
The QuitPuff test provides results in just eight minutes. Within eight minutes, the user can determine their risk of developing oral cancer with a 96% accuracy. The QuitPuff test can then be followed up with more precise testing at a hospital or medical facility.