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Device produces a 3D reconstruction of swollen disfigured legs caused by lymphatic filariasis, providing a more rapid accurate diagnosis and assessment.
In this editorial the authors discuss the current methods for identifying carbapenemase producers and give a future perspective, highlighting the imemdiate action required to tackle the broader problem of antimicrobial resistance.
This report reviews the use of recombinase polymerase amplification for virus detection, showing that the method has favorable fundamental properties supporting its promise for rapid point-of-care detection of enteric viruses.
More than a century after its description and the discovery of the bacterial etiological agent, and despite its major burden globally, leptospirosis remains largely under-recognized.
A new article has assessed the market penetration of a molecular TB test, Xpert MTB/RIF®, revealing that implementation in high-burden countries has progressed well, but there is more to be done.
Parechoviruses have been recognized for decades, but the lack of routine diagnostic assays targeting this virus has made it slow for clinical teams to realize the importance of this pathogen as the cause of neonatal and infant sepsis, with possible longer term neurodevelopmental sequelae.
Researchers have developed a microfluidic device that can assess the deformability of red blood cells and consequently haemolytic anemia. In future it could be used to monitor the disease progression of malaria.
Researchers from Washington University of St. Louis have developed a proof-of-concept test that can rapidly detect the presence of Zika virus in blood, without the need for refrigeration.