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The agreement with PerkinElmer's Wallac Oy subsidiary will bring Mobidiag's real-time PCR-based gastrointestinal tests to a new market.

Researchers implemented qPCR on TaqMan Array Cards to find six pathogens are responsible for up to 90 percent of childhood diarrhea at seven sites in Africa and Asia.

The partners will focus on sequencing and analyzing bacteria and viruses that cause a number of diseases as well as those that make up human microbiomes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Diarrheal disease in children from developing countries seems to coincide with broad changes in the composition of microbial communities in the children's guts, according to a study in Genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioMérieux today announced that BioFire's FilmArray Gastrointestinal Panel has received 510(k) clearance for marketing by the US Food and Drug Administration.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosphere today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared its test for the detection of gram-negative bacteria that cause bloodstream infections.

Using Roche 454 sequencing, a team of Swedish researchers has produced the draft genome of a giardiasis-causing parasite.

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The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.