Salmonella enterica Australian Researchers Use Isothermal Amplification Method to Detect Salmonella Subtypes Premium Researchers showed how an isothermal amplification technique could detect S. enterica serovars from culture by targeting specific gene markers. Ancient Salmonella Genomes Reveal Human Lifestyle-Related Host Adaptations By sequencing ancient Salmonella enterica isolates, investigators retraced the history of the bug in humans transitioning to pastoral and agricultural lifestyles. Genomic Study Points to Stability in Enteric Fever-Causing Salmonella Lineage Starting with an 800-year-old sample from Norway, researchers retraced relationships between pig- and human-infecting Salmonella enterica lineages. Typhoid Fever Bacteria Sequencing Reveals Drug Resistance Genes Sequencing of typhoid fever outbreak samples in Pakistan indicates extensive drug resistance arose when a local multidrug resistance strain acquired a new plasmid. Sixteenth Century Outbreak Linked by Metagenomic DNA to Salmonella Paratyphi Max Planck researchers screened metagenomic data from samples from an outbreak-era Mexican cemetery to find Salmonella enterica DNA. Dec 8, 2016 Metagenomics Shows Potential for Foodborne Pathogen Outbreak Investigations Premium Aug 22, 2016 Genomic Analysis Uncovers Three Salmonella Enteritidis Lineages Mar 4, 2016 Investigators Use WGS, Mutational Analysis to Characterize Drug-Resistant Salmonella Epidemiology Dec 8, 2014 Researchers Use Oxford MinIon, Illumina Sequence Data to Characterize Antibiotic Resistance Island Premium Aug 6, 2014 NY State, FDA Study Shows Utility of WGS for Food Safety Pathogen Outbreak Surveillance Premium Jul 30, 2013 Life Tech Inks Deal with FDA for Food Safety Testing of E. coli, Salmonella Jun 27, 2013 Multiple Omic Approaches Detail Mouse Gut Environment Changes Following Salmonella Infection Oct 1, 2012 Sequencing Study Yields Clues to Invasive Salmonella Emergence, Spread in Sub-Saharan Africa Apr 24, 2012 Researchers Tackle Transcriptional Networks in Salmonella Strain Mar 30, 2010 Dx Focus Mar 30, 2010: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.