The Ultra's combination of a lower limit of detection and ability to find dead bacilli after starting TB therapy vastly improves sensitivity compared to other tests, the study’s authors said.
NIH Awards $640K Grant to Rutgers Researcher for Rapid Ebola Dx
The award will go to David Alland to create an Ebola test using the same technology as a TB assay marketed by Cepheid.
The new method detects very low levels of parasitemia which could be useful for future malaria erradication efforts.
BioMérieux's BioFire Diagnostics subsidary and Cepheid sponsored presentations at the American Association for Molecular Pathology annual meeting in which clinical users shared preliminary data on highly anticipated products from the companies.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of tropical medicine researchers has developed a forensic procedure that can accurately identify the culprit in approximately one in four cases of snakebite.