NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The New England Journal of Medicine today published results of a three-year clinical trial to detect tick-borne Babesia microti parasites in the US blood supply using a serology and nucleic acid amplification testing regime from Oxford Immuntec's Imugen division.

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