fungal infections BGI Bloodstream Pathogen Nucleic Acid Detection Kit Gets CE Mark The kit, developed by BGI Patho-Genesis Pharmaceutical Technology, is designed to construct a metagenomic sequencing library directly from clinical samples. Metagenomic Sequencing Can Quickly Identify Pathogens in Body Fluids, New Study Finds The approach, which is developed for both Illumina and nanopore sequencing, had high sensitivity and specificity for identifying bacteria and fungi. PLOS Papers on Mycetoma Molecular Epidemiology, Campylobacter in Retail Meat, More In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more. Stanford Researchers Apply Liquid Biopsy Tools to Molecular Fungal Detection Workflow Premium The team is developing a real-time PCR method to help clinicians quickly detect Aspergillus, Candida, and Mucorales infections and begin targeted antifungal therapy. Sherlock Biosciences Aims to Create Dx Tool for 'Where Testing Should be Done, But Isn't' Premium Two new grants are helping the company develop its SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies as the basis for creating innovative diagnostics. Jul 17, 2019 PathogenDx, Nationwide Laboratory Services Partner on Fungal Testing Jun 12, 2019 Immune-Related Gene Implicated in Chronic Candida Yeast Infection Risk Apr 16, 2019 Ancient European, Pathogen DNA Data Promises to Shed Light on Brain Disorders, Infectious Disease Premium Feb 1, 2019 Antimicrobial Candidate Found in Insect Microbiome Analysis Jan 25, 2019 GeneCapture Targets Antibiotic Resistance Space With Combined Pathogen ID, AST Assay Premium Jul 30, 2018 GenMark Diagnostics Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent Jul 19, 2018 Genomes Confirm Food Industry Yeast Belongs to Same Species as Opportunistic Pathogen Mar 15, 2018 Spanish Startup Microomics to Tackle Human Microbiomes, Multiple Markets With Metagenomic Assays Premium Dec 21, 2017 Studies Reveal Which Gene Mutations Allow Stem Rust Fungus to Infect Resistant Wheat Crops Dec 6, 2017 FDA Clears DxNA's Valley Fever Molecular Test Dec 6, 2017 Multicenter Trial Evaluates BioMérieux's Vitek MS for Clinical Mold ID Premium Oct 23, 2017 Enzo Biochem Lands NYS Approval for Bacterial Vaginosis Test Oct 18, 2017 CogenDx Uses Molecular Methods to ID 'Unusual Suspect' Pathogens in Wound Care Premium Oct 6, 2017 Bruker Invasive Fungal Disease Products CE-IVD Marked Jul 18, 2017 T2 Biosystems Receives CE Mark for Bacterial Panel Jul 11, 2017 NASA-Led Team Examines Mycobiome of Environment Mimicking Space Habitats Mar 28, 2017 DNA Sequencing Uncovers Mutational Signature Linked to Aflatoxin Exposure Mar 10, 2017 Aperiomics Service Employs Sequencing, Advanced Informatics for Chronic Disease Testing Premium Nov 3, 2016 GenMark Diagnostics Q3 Revenues Up 28 Percent Sep 20, 2016 Lille Researchers Use MALDI Mass Spec for Early Detection of Fungal Infections Premium Load More Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: PerkinElmer/Honeycomb, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants 23andMe to Acquire Telemedicine Platform Company Lemonaid Health for $400M in Cash, Stock UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.