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Computer-Aided Microscopy Facilitates Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics

A new software and immunofluorescence microscope system that supports automated imaging and interpretation for clinical diagnostics now provides specialized software for autoimmune disease identification, including analysis of anti-nuclear antibodies and anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibodies.   More...
16 Jun 2015

New Assay Defines an Individual's Total Virus Burden

An advanced bacteriophage-based microarray assay allows the simultaneous identification of all the viruses comprising an individual's virome from a sample of less than one microliter of blood.  More...
16 Jun 2015
DIASYS DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS
KARL HECHT GMBH & CO KG
ADVANCED INSTRUMENTS

Automated HSV1 and 2 Test Receives US Marketing Approval

An automated real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the direct detection and differentiation of herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2 DNA in anogenital specimens from symptomatic patients has been certified for diagnostic use in the United States.  More...
15 Jun 2015

A Tool to Predict Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Now Available Online

A new online tool for the rapid analysis of whole genome sequence data is set to aid clinicians predict whether a particular patient's tuberculosis will be susceptible to frequently prescribed antibiotics.  More...
10 Jun 2015
Image: Newly designed bacteria with synthetically rewired genetic circuitry act as bactosensors to detect abnormal glucose levels in urine of diabetes patients (Photo courtesy of Chris Bickel and the journal Science).

Next-Generation Whole-Cell Biosensors May Provide New Approach to Diagnostics

Researchers have developed the first programmable bacterial cells for medical diagnosis with improved computing and amplification capacity that could enable earlier clinical detection of various pathological biomarkers in urine or blood.  More...
09 Jun 2015
WATERS CORPORATION

Microchip Device for One Hour Antibiotic Resistance Testing

A novel electrochemical approach – designed to replace growth or fluorescent tests for drug resistance – can determine within one hour whether a culture of bacteria is susceptible to a particular antibiotic.   More...
09 Jun 2015
Image: The centrifugation step is the key to removing protein biomarkers from urine\'s high salt matrix (Photo courtesy of Clemson University).

Rapid Extraction Technique Prepares Urine Samples for Mass Spectrometry Analysis

Disposable mini-tubes packed with capillary-channeled polymer fibers have been adapted for the rapid extraction of proteins from urine specimens for analysis by MALDI-MS.  More...
08 Jun 2015


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