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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at American University have developed an isothermal amplification assay to detect a resistance gene that is passed among bacterial species.

The gene, called mef(A), is common in Streptococcus bacteria, and the test could potentially be adapted for point-of-care use to detect resistance in specific diagnosed infections and to aid surveillance and tracking of antimicrobial resistance.

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Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.

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