Cepheid will create Xpert cartridge tests to detect S. aureus and P. aeuginosa, to be used in clinical trials for biologics intended to prevent pneumonia.
Through comparisons with dozens of other sequenced Pseudomonas syringae strains, researchers explored features that allow UMAF0158 to parasitize the mango tree.
Australian researchers use whole-genome sequencing to trace a Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in a neonatal unit.
The Plant-Associated Microbe Gene Ontology Consortium presented a vocabulary resource comprising more than 700 words focusing on microbe-host interactions. The words appear as part of eight papers is a special supplement to BMC Microbiology.
Sequencing-Related Papers of Note, Published Jan. 2009
The AdvanDx test identifies E. coli and P. aeruginosa directly from positive blood cultures.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
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.