Host gene expression patterns could be utilized to accurately diagnose malaria according to research presented at ECCMID 2017 on World Malaria Day.
New research suggests it may be possible to quickly and accurately diagnose drug-resistant bacteria utilizing equipment already owned by hospitals.
Research presented at ECCMID 2017 highlighted the potential of intracellular bacterium Wolbachia to control and prevent arboviruses, including Zika and chikungunya.
Components from bacteria-infecting viruses could allow scientists to create hybrid human antibodies that can target carbohydrate molecules found on bacterial cell surfaces.
Research has suggested that bacteriophages derived and manipulated from ExPEC reservoirs are capable of combating infections caused by E.coli ‘superbugs’.
International collaborative research has analyzed Ebola virus genomes from the 2013–2016 outbreak, uncovering the role of factors such as language and distance between cities.
Researchers have developed a transgenic mouse model to identify influenza A strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic.
In new research, the first live-attenuated Zika vaccine has been demonstrated to protected mice against the virus after a single dose.