University of Pittsburgh researchers showed that real-time pathogen whole-genome sequencing can help curb healthcare-associated infections within a hospital.
NYC to Fund Coronavirus Surveillance Sequencing as Congress Proposes $2B for Nationwide Program
Companion bills to be introduced in the House and Senate on Thursday would task the CDC with identifying and tracking emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Aims to Enable Infectious Disease Sequencing Globally
With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Biohub will help implement metagenomic sequencing for infectious disease projects in 10 countries.
At ASM Microbe, Stakeholders Discuss Reimbursement Issues for Multiplex Infectious Disease Tests
Stakeholders discussed last year's decision by Palmetto to deny coverage for large respiratory panels and discussed the way forward for test developers and labs.
Sequencing Studies Show How Tuberculosis Moved With Humans, Adapted to Treatments
At ASM Microbe, the University of Wisconsin's Caitlin Pepperell described her work putting Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomics into a historical context.