Research presented at ECCMID 2017 highlighted the potential of intracellular bacterium Wolbachia to control and prevent arboviruses, including Zika and chikungunya.
In research presented at ECCMID 2017, scientists have suggested foods should be investigated as potential source of C. difficile.
Given the ability of the microbiota to instruct the immune system and control the inflammatory response, the authors discuss the potential of targeting the microbiota to improve the immune recovery and dampen inflammation during HIV infection.
In this editorial the authors discuss how targeting the human TREX complex could prevent herpesvirus replication, highlighting their own work targeting herpesvirus lytic replication through inhibition of the hTREX complex.
Processing of the samples in molecular diagnostics is complex and labor-intensive. Here, the authors present a prototype of a versatile and integrated platform for the detection of pathogens in various liquid media.