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Researchers have discovered that individuals infected with malaria exhale specific compounds, which could be used to rapidly and accurately diagnose the disease.
The WHO’s most recent global tuberculosis report has stated that the burden of TB is still high, with gaps in diagnosis and growing drug-resistance posing challenges on our way to ending this epidemic.
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.