Two independent research teams linked plasmepsin 2 and plasmepsin 3 gene amplifications to piperaquine resistance.
The next-generation sequencing-based test is designed to detect bacteria and viruses in blood samples from patients with suspected infections, especially immunocompromised patients.
By sequencing the genomes of more than 300 Shigella dysenteriae isolates, researchers identified lineages involved in worldwide outbreaks prior to WWI.
With thousands of Listeria monocytogenes isolates, researchers identified virulent clonal groups involved in central nervous system or cross-placenta infections.
Researchers identified DNA methylation patterns associated with both historical and current lifestyles and environments in Central African individuals.
A French team sequenced and compared Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from 19 mothers and their infected infants.
The scientists sequenced 85 Ebola virus samples collected last year, mostly in or around the capital Conakry.
IntegraGen will conduct sequencing for theNationalReferenceCenterand the microbiological collections at Institut Pasteur.
Other collaborators include the Institute Pasteur, the Organization of International Visitors of the USA, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The partners will test TruCulture as a point-of-care blood collection and immune response monitoring method and to stratify patients with latent and active TB.
The final text of the bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act might smooth over the differences between NSF and the House science committee, ScienceInsider says.
Four Republican lawmakers urge President-elect Donald Trump to keep Francis Collins as NIH director, Stat News reports.
In Genome Research this week: Platinum variant catalog, algorithmic strategy for upgrading fragmented assemblies, and more.
Sequencing of a 10,000-year-old mummy leads to its repatriation to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, Nature News reports.