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Image: A diagram of the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain of an Alzheimer brain compared with a normal brain (Photo courtesy of Junji Takano).

Plasma Levels Investigated as Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers

The relationship between plasma levels of two amyloid beta peptides (Aβ1-40 and Aβ1-42), brain volumetrics and cognitive performance has been investigated. More...
04 May 2016

Prototype Rapid Diagnostic Test Detects Human African Trypanosomiasis

Early diagnosis and treatment of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) is essential for safe and effective treatment but the tests used to screen suspected patients and populations at risk are difficult to implement in remote rural settings where the disease occurs. More...
27 Apr 2016
Image: A scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (Photo courtesy of the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases).

Immunoassay Detects Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus

Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is a tick-borne infectious disease with a high case fatality rate, and is caused by the SFTS virus (SFTSV) and the disease is endemic to China, South Korea, and Japan. More...
25 Apr 2016

Novel Multiplex Immunoassay Developed for Chagas Disease

Different tests are available for the diagnosis of Chagas disease in the clinic or for screening of blood donations. Direct detection of parasite Trypanosoma cruzi in the blood is performed by microscopy, hemoculture, xenodiagnoses, or detection of the parasite’s nucleic acids.  More...
21 Apr 2016

Immunoassay for Human Cystic Echinococcosis Evaluated

Cystic echinococcosis is a neglected disease caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus complex affecting both humans and livestock.   More...
13 Apr 2016

Novel Method Detects Bacterial Infection in Preterm Infants

A new criterion has been proposed for diagnosis of bacterial infection in preterm infants and using this method could lead to early diagnosis and treatment for bacterial infection and improve the prognosis for preterm infants.  More...
12 Apr 2016

Test Predicts Death in Patients with Serious Liver Disease

Acute-on-chronic liver failure is a sudden deterioration of the liver function in a patient with liver cirrhosis accompanied by failure of one or more organ systems and this liver disease has a serious prognosis and the four-week mortality rate is 20% to 30%.  More...
12 Apr 2016

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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