fever Inflammatix Raises $32M in Series C Financing The firm said it will use the funds to advance development of its HostDx immune response gene expression tests for acute infections and sepsis. Strep A Sequences Point to Potential Scarlet Fever Culprit in the UK Researchers identified Streptococcus pyogenes isolates from a lineage dubbed M1UK that are predicted to produce higher-than-usual levels of a scarlet fever-associated toxin. Aldatu Biosciences Developing Lassa Fever Diagnostic Premium The developer of assays to detect drug-resistant strains of HIV has now branched into Lassa detection, and will potentially be seeking instrument partners. Nanopore Sequencing Confirms Zoonotic Source for Lassa Fever Outbreak in Nigeria Using real-time nanopore metagenomic sequencing, researchers ruled out enhanced human-to-human transmission of Lassa virus during an outbreak in Nigeria last year. Inflammatix Immune Response Tests Could Enable Antibiotic Decisions in One Hour Premium Its CEO said that although a hospital screening test for sepsis is a focus, a fever test that informs about antibiotic use could be available sooner. Jan 27, 2017 Globavir Biosciences, Suyog Diagnostics to Market Dengue Test in India Oct 5, 2016 Genome-Based Genotyping System Developed to Trace Typhoid Fever-Causing Bacteria Aug 23, 2016 New Data Support Advancement of Gene Expression Tests for Infection in Febrile Infants Premium Sep 30, 2015 Physician-Investigators Win $5.8M in NIH Funds to Detect Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants Premium Sep 22, 2015 Stanford-led Group Validates Multiplex Tropical Pathogen PCR for Plasmodium Species Detection Premium Mar 18, 2015 Blood RNA Sequencing on Healthy West Africans IDs New Rhabdoviruses Breaking News Hong Kong Dx Firm Prenetics Shares Down 9 Percent on First Day on Nasdaq Polygenic Risk Score Performance Improved With Expression-Related Rare Variant Insights Study Explores Familial Hypercholesterolemia Genetic Risk, Targeted Screening Possibilities BC Platforms, Euformatics, Oncompass to Develop Oncology NGS Workflows for European Hospitals Avalon GloboCare, Lu Daopei Hematology Institute Partner to Develop Cell Therapy CDx Illumina, Allegheny Health Network Collaborate on Study of Cancer Genomic Profiling The Scan Denisovan Girl's Tooth Found in Laos CNN reports that a tooth found in a cave north of Vientiane likely belonged to a Denisovan girl. A Lack of Diversity in Trials A new report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine examines the limited representation of diverse groups among clinical trial participants. Another Look A new inquiry is to be held after genetic evidence indicates that Kathleen Folbigg's children may have been at increased risk of sudden death, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. Nucleic Acids Research Studies on ICARUS, Neighbor-seq, CADDIE In Nucleic Acids Research this week: resource to analyze and visualize single-cell RNA-seq data, method to examine cellular interactions, and more.