The researchers developed a sample prep technique similar to those used to study ancient DNA to amplify and sequence HIV genomes from archival patient samples.
The test enables donor screening laboratories to use PCR-based diagnostic technology to screen donated blood and plasma.
A modified version of a commercially available magnetic bead cell sorting instrument from Miltenyi Biotec could be deployed to areas without cGMP facilities.
Professional, molecular, and tissue diagnostics sales continued to grow during the first three quarters, while diabetes care sales remained in decline.
The agency is seeking grant applications for projects using genomics to study HIV/AIDS drug responses and comorbidities.
Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.
In counting defective proviruses, approaches for estimating the size of HIV patients' virus reservoirs are throwing off estimates of treatment effectiveness.
Researchers uncovered differences in diversity and composition in the microbiomes of infants exposed to HIV, as compared to unexposed infants.
The firm is hiring new scientific and managerial staff as it targets distinct markets in Africa for its nucleic acid amplification-based resistance test.
Prequalification now enables procurement in numerous countries within sub-Saharan Africa that have regulations requiring this type of oversight.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.