Midge Medical, Institut Pasteur de Dakar Partner for Rapid Marburg Virus Test
The Berlin, Germany-based firm developed an assay for Marburg virus on its Minoo portable isothermal molecular diagnostic system.
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.
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.