The use of biomarkers for the detection of fungal infections is of interest to complement histopathological and culture methods. Could chemically synthesized Galactofuranose antigens, reviewed in this paper, be used for the synthesis of artificial carbohydrate-based antigens and in diagnosis?
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Chagas disease displays different parasitic stages, phases of disease and consequently special diagnostic needs, leading to underdiagnosis and further spread to non-endemic countries. Find out more in this exclusive piece.
A novel platform has demonstrated an ability to simultaneously detect multiple pathogens in human blood samples, potentially leading to the development of multiple-assay devices for clinical use.
Researchers have demonstrated an imaging technique utilizing PET, which allows non-invasive and real-time monitoring of dengue infection in mouse models.
Researchers have quantified the burden of stigmatization and discrimination on lymphatic filariasis patients, discovering individuals are up to four times more likely to suffer depression than average.
A new assay has been developed for the faster, cheaper and less labour-intensive detection of replicating latent HIV in infected individuals.
Reporting from ECCMID17, we spoke to William Irving about his current work on hepatitis C and his thoughts on the future of this field.
In this interview, Joop Arends discusses his thoughts on the future of diagnosis and management of hepatitis C, and also gives us his highlights from ECCMID.
Researchers have utilized LAMP technology to develop a new rapid and sensitive low-cost test for Zika virus; they hope it will allow more effective tracking of disease spread.