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Immunology

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Gene Mutations Leave Patients Vulnerable to Severe Early Infections

A previously unknown genetic immunodeficiency linked to mutations in a gene deactivates many features of the immune system and leaves affected children open to a unique pattern of aggressive, potentially fatal infections early in life.   More...
30 Jun 2015
Image: A Giemsa-stained blood smear showing monocytes (Photo courtesy of Dr. Graham Beards).

Blood Test Identifies Patients Prone to Serious Illness Post-Surgery

A simple blood test can predict with a high degree of accuracy whether a patient is likely to suffer life-threatening complications after major surgery  More...
23 Jun 2015
DIASYS DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS
ADVANCED INSTRUMENTS
KARL HECHT GMBH & CO KG

Rare Hereditary Autoimmune Disease Found to Have More Common Form

Researchers have discovered that single-allele mutations in the gene that causes recessive autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type-1 can cause a less severe but more common condition. Findings may help identify, diagnose, and treat a number of autoimmune diseases.  More...
22 Jun 2015
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Immunoassay Detects Specific Antibodies in Antiphospholipid Syndrome Patients

Currently, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for detection of anticardiolipin and anti-β2glycoprotein I antibodies has not been standardized.   More...
16 Jun 2015
Image: Immunofluorescence pattern of endomysial antibodies produced using serum from a patient with celiac disease on monkey esophagus with a fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) conjugate (Photo courtesy of Simon Caulton).

Serum Assay Evaluated for Celiac Disease Screening

Celiac Disease is an autoimmune enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten-containing grains in genetically susceptible individuals and it damages the small intestine mucosa leading to villous atrophy, crypt hyperplasia and intraepithelial lymphocytic infiltrate.  More...
08 Jun 2015
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Blood Test Detects Traumatic Brain Injury Reducing Unnecessary Imaging

A simple blood test to measure brain-specific proteins released after a person suffers a traumatic brain injury can reliably predict both evidence of TBI on radiographic imaging and injury severity.  More...
03 Jun 2015

Urine Circulating Anodic Antigen Test Diagnoses Schistosomiasis

An accurate diagnosis is essential and should be adapted to the specific stage of a schistosomiasis control program and parasitological methods to detect Schistosoma eggs in stool are widely used.  More...
28 May 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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