The ECDC has reported that the burden of healthcare-associated infections is substantial and variability in microbiological testing suggests these infections could be managed better, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Browsing: Disease Diagnosis
A computer-aided model that uses routinely collected data could identify the early symptoms of sepsis, according to new research.
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.
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.
Healthcare Scientists are involved in 80% of the diagnosis provided to patients in the NHS, but who are Healthcare Scientists and what is it that they do?
Want to discover the best research that’s occurred this year? Editor, Martha Powell, highlights the best of 2018’s infectious diseases research in an A–Z.
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.
A peek behind the paper – John P. Hays on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on antibiotic resistance targets for point-of-care diagnostics with author, John P. Hays.