The accurate diagnosis of schistosomiasis, in both the mammalian and snail intermediate hosts as well as the environment, is extremely important in proper control and elimination. Despite multiple efforts over last few decades, the search for cheap, sensitive diagnostics for schistosomiasis is ongoing.
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A new rapid microelectrode device for the earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde.
Researchers from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have developed a novel genetic tool for detecting fast and accurate measures of latent HIV.
Researchers have identified a non-polio enterovirus – EV-D68 – as the potential cause of an outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis cases in Arizona.
The International Congress of the European Respiratory Society, 15–19 September, Paris (France), is the largest respiratory medicine meeting in the world. Find out about the latest research on non-tuberculous mycobacteria lung disease (NTM-LD) discussed at the 2018 congress in this report.
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including a new partnership for antibiotic development, approval for HIV drugs and authorization for a cytomegalovirus test.
Antimicrobial resistance and sepsis are inherently interconnected issues, but are campaigns for antibiotic stewardship competing against sepsis awareness campaigns with regards to their messages on antibiotic use?
Researchers from the Center for Infection and Immunity have made a major breakthrough in diagnoses of pathogenic bacteria with their design, the BacCapSeq platform. It’s the first precision medicine platform to allow simultaneous screening for all known bacterial pathogens, as well as markers for antibiotic resistance and virulence.
During the current opioid crisis, only one-third of youths diagnosed with opioid use disorder were tested for hepatitis C, according to the results of a large national sample presented at IDWeek.