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Researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have developed a novel genetic tool for detecting fast and accurate measures of latent HIV.
Researchers from Newcastle University have reported the presence of antibiotic-resistant genes in one of the most remote, ‘unspoiled’ regions on Earth.
To round up 2018, we asked our Expert panel to choose their top papers from across the year. Here, you can discover the articles they selected and read about and the reasons why!
Researchers have used genome sequencing to identify the source of the Yemen cholera outbreak, suggesting it is likely to have originated from East Africa.
The largest population study of hepatitis C in Africa has discovered three new strains of the virus with unknown susceptibility to currently used antiviral treatments.
Scientists exploring the genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi have unveiled the alarming presence of antimicrobial resistance genes from isolates of the recent outbreak in Bangladesh; new geographical origins and spread of resistance is implicated.
Gauri Godbole, from Public Health England, gives us an overview of recent advances and updates in the field of gastrointestinal infections – from the impact of the microbiome to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have reported that the most common origin of bloodstream infections, during a hospital stay, as a consequence of the patient’s own gut.