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Infectious Disease Diagnostics – Multimedia

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Why Are Antibody Tests Failing?

Many people are wondering if that bad cold they had back in February or March was actually the new coronavirus. In principle, an antibody test could tell you that, but most of the tests out there right now aren’t very good.
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Expanding COVID-19 Testing in Shipping Container Labs

In this interview, Marcus Walker and Matthew Donora from Open Cell, a collaborative lab facility based in London's Shepherd's Bush, discuss how they plan to help increase the UK's COVID-19 testing capacity by tens of thousands of tests per day.
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COVID-19: Exploring Industry Efforts and Collaborations

The world is facing a health crisis of an unprecedented scale. The COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has rapidly spread across the globe and caused thousands of deaths. In this list, we highlight the efforts of five healthcare companies working to tackle the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Top 10 Diagnostics News Stories of 2019

2019 has seen some exciting developments in diagnostics. In this list, we look at ten of the most-read stories in the field published on Technology Networks over the last year.
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Rapid Triage Test for Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis

A team of researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and several other collaborating institutions have created a fast, ultrasensitive, multiplexed diagnostic TB test, that could be used in low-resource settings.
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Bacterial Culture

There are lots of reasons to culture bacteria, many sources from which to culture them and diverse species with equally diverse growth requirements – some pickier than others. To give yourself a fighting chance at successful bacterial culture it is therefore vital to pick the correct culture conditions for your purpose and avoid contamination by using good aseptic technique.
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Innovative Applications of Lateral Flow Assays

Most well-known for their role in facilitating the easy-to-use human pregnancy test, lateral flow devices have so much more to offer! Find out about their diverse applications, from detecting toxins in food to helping cystic fibrosis patients breathe more easily.
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Antimicrobial Resistance: Drivers, Diagnostics and DNA

Combating AMR is going to take coordinated action of different approaches, such as improved public education and national action plans, greater surveillance, improved diagnostics, and the ability to harness advances in genomics and big data.
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Top 10 Diagnostics News Stories of 2018

Featuring sweat sensors, epi-signatures, and advances in 3D medical imaging, here's a wrap-up of the most-read diagnostics news stories we covered in 2018.
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Diagnostic Tests for Influenza

Doctors are not required to confirm the presence of the
influenza virus before they prescribe antiviral medication. So, why test for influenza? Download this infographic to find out why, and how.
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