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Immunology

Image: The Erenna Immunoassay System (Photo courtesy of Singulex).

Huntington's Disease Protein Quantified in Cerebrospinal Fluid

An immunoassay has been able to measure for the first time the build-up of a harmful mutant protein in the nervous system of patients during the progression of Huntington's disease.  More...
21 Apr 2015
Image: An activated basophil in a blood film (Photo courtesy of The Tulane University).

Blood Test Predicts Food Allergy Severity

A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods such as peanuts and shellfish.   More...
20 Apr 2015
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Diagnostic Accuracy of New Dengue Capture Assay Evaluated

Dengue disease has become a major global public health concern, but an ideal diagnostic test that permits early and rapid diagnosis is not yet available, so improving diagnostic performance in this area is a major challenge.  More...
09 Apr 2015
Image: Hand-held magnetic plate washer for Procarta immunoassays (Photo courtesy of Affymetrix).

Evidence Shows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Biological Basis

Distinct immune changes have been identified in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, known medically as myalgic encephalomyelitis or systemic exertion intolerance disease.  More...
25 Mar 2015

Rare Gene Variant Associated with Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Common variable immunodeficiency is characterized clinically by inadequate quantity and quality of serum immunoglobulins with increased susceptibility to infections, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality.   More...
18 Mar 2015

Urine Test Predicts Heart Failure Patients' Risk of Kidney Injury

Levels of a protein in the urine may help clinicians predict which patients with acute heart failure are at increased risk of developing kidney injury during hospitalization.  More...
12 Mar 2015
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Breakthrough Blood Test Available to Detect Sjögren’s Syndrome

A test has been developed that more accurately identifies a diagnosis of Sjögren’s Syndrome early in the process, thus ultimately improving identification and treatment of the devastating autoimmune illness.   More...
11 Mar 2015


The Immunology channel of LabMedica deals with diagnostic techniques and immuonassays such as ELISA, pregnancy tests, immunoblotting, immunohistochemical staining, serology, and associated hardware.
 
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