Infectious Disease

News on research and diagnostic development for pathogenic diseases.

The firm’s two-step multiplexed-tandem PCR tool identifies low concentrations of multiple STI pathogens in samples with high concentrations of other pathogens in three hours.

The portable, battery-operated system will be an interim solution for decentralized testing in places where power may be unreliable.

The firm has ongoing collaborations to use metagenomic sequencing in water treatment facilities and aims to move into the microbiome testing space.

The company is using its informatics services business to inform internal diagnostic research and development efforts.

Starting with an 800-year-old sample from Norway, researchers retraced relationships between pig- and human-infecting Salmonella enterica lineages.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

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This online seminar will discuss the advantages of incorporating molecular testing into the microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of relevant antibiotic resistance mechanisms.