Microbes Behind Successful Fecal Microbiota Transplantations May Become Basis for New Treatments
With microbial sequencing data for FMT donors and recipients, researchers defined which bugs take up long-term residence in recipient guts.
Diagenode already sells more than 30 real-time PCR tests that are CE-marked for the detection of bacteria, parasites, and viruses for multiple infectious diseases.
C. Difficile Epigenomic Analysis Uncovers Highly Conserved Methyltransferase
A group led by Mount Sinai researchers said this methyltransferase, which is involved in sporulation, could be targeted to fight infections.
ChromaCode Debuts Instrument-Agnostic Multiplex Panel for Multi-Drug Resistant Infection Screening
The firm's tick-borne pathogens panel was also recently the subject of a clinical study, showing high accuracy in detecting numerous infectious agents.
Based in Warsaw, Poland, the technology was inspired by "ultra-fast" PCR methods from the Wittwer group and Scope plans to launch tests for MRSA and C. diff.