Male Urethral Microbiome Can Harbor Bacteria Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex
A microbiome study of urethral samples from 110 healthy men found that some reporting they had vaginal sex carried microbes associated with bacterial vaginosis.
Researchers Assemble Comprehensive Vaginal Microbiome Gene Catalog
The comprehensive human vaginal gene catalog includes 950,000 non-redundant genes, and is functionally and taxonomically annotated.
uBiome Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Assets for Sale
The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months.
FDA Clears Two Hologic Vaginitis Assays
The Aptima BV test detects bacterial vaginosis and the Aptima CV/TV detects and differentiates candida infections from trichomonas.
Enzo Biochem Lands NYS Approval for Bacterial Vaginosis Test
The test is performed on the company's AmpiProbe platform, and the approval expands Enzo's offering of infectious disease tests in New York.