Navigation Links
'GreeneChip' -- New diagnostic tool that rapidly and accurately identifies multiple pathogens

Researchers in the Greene Infectious Disease Laboratory at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and their colleagues in the WHO Global Laboratory Network have developed a new tool for pathogen surveillance and discovery—the GreeneChip System. The GreeneChip is the first tool to provide comprehensive, differential diagnosis of infectious diseases, including those caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites. In addition, it is the first tool that can be used on a wide variety of samples, including tissue, blood, urine, and stool, allowing for the rapid identification of pathogens in a variety of laboratory and clinical settings.

The GreeneChip system and its application in an outbreak investigation when other methods failed to implicate a microorganism in a fatal hemorrhagic fever case is described in the January 2007 issue of the CDC’s Emerging Infectious Diseases (online December 6 at www.cdc.gov/EID/13/1/06-0837.htm).

Globalization of travel and trade brings new infectious agents into new contexts. It is increasingly important to be prepared for the unexpected. "Because clinical syndromes are rarely specific for single pathogens, methods that simultaneously screen for multiple agents are important, particularly when early accurate diagnosis can alter treatment or assist in containment of an outbreak," stated W. Ian Lipkin, MD, director of the Greene Infectious Disease Laboratory at the Mailman School’s Department of Epidemiology. He added, "To address the challenges of emerging infectious diseases and biodefense, public health practitioner and diagnosticians need a comprehensive set of tools for pathogen surveillance and detection."

GreeneChip features include a comprehensive microbial sequence database that integrates previously distinct reserves of information about pathogens—for every entry of a pathogen and its properties, the GreeneChip contains a correlat
'"/>

Source:Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Study of genomic DNA leads to new advances in cancer diagnostics
2. Researchers develop rapid diagnostic tool for pathogen identification
3. Three-dimensional, miniature endoscope opens new diagnostic possibilities
4. An advanced genetic diagnostic method for multiple myeloma
5. Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimers plaques are cleared
6. New technique rapidly detects illness-causing bacteria
7. Prions rapidly remodel good protein into bad, Brown study shows
8. Scientists must offer solutions for conserving tropical forests in a rapidly changing world
9. Radiation-armed robot rapidly destroys human lung tumors
10. New strategy rapidly identifies cancer targets
11. Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/19/2014)... Calif. , Dec. 18, 2014  23andMe, Inc., the leading ... that pinpoints fine-scale differences in genetic ancestry of individuals from ... Since immigrants first arrived more than four hundred years ago, ... a meeting place for peoples from different continents. This study ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 15, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the iPhone 5S, Samsung introduces for the first time ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... YORK , Dec. 15, 2014  HITLAB SM ... (GCP) audit to confirm its adherence to current U.S. ... HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device and smart phone ... and research quality. "HITLAB is determined to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):23andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 223andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 323andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 4Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis 2HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2
... mythological beliefs. Some cultures prize them for their supposed ... dagger handles or good luck charms. But new research ... explaining how the horn gets its distinctive curve and ... about the structural materials that form the horn and ...
... an organism invest energy in a few large offspring ... The American Naturalist, Michael Angilletta (Indiana State University), Chris ... of California, Berkeley) used a new statistical approach that ... approach they hope will shed light on many evolutionary ...
... California, San Diego biologists shows that invasive Argentine ants ... foe, a finding that helps to explain why these ... In the December issue of the journal Molecular Ecology, ... among Argentine ants in the field. In California, ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists crack rhino horn riddle 2Invasive ants territorial when neighbors are not kin 2Invasive ants territorial when neighbors are not kin 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Protocol Networks brings independent technology ... of brand-neutral, independent consultants, Protocol Networks has recently announced ... over the years, his company has attracted several clients ... Plainfield, as well as others. With the success of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 zFlo Motion , ... to announce an exciting product from a new partner. ... solutions over the past 15 years, with offerings in the ... their 3D IMU system (inertial measurement unit), iSen, is opening ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Selexis SA, a serial innovation company with proven ... for drug discovery to commercial manufacturing, announced today all ... Sequencing (NGS) data packages. The NGS analysis of ... the integrity of the gene, validation of the left ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015   Cypher Genomics, Inc., ... (NASDAQ: SQNM ), the leading molecular ... next generation noninvasive prenatal tests (NIPT). Through this ... called Mantis™, to advance analysis of clinically-relevant fetal ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Protocol Networks Brings Independent Technology Consulting to the Constitution State 23D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2Selexis Generated Research Cell Banks Now Fully Sequenced Using Next-Generation Sequencing 2Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 2Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 3Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 4
... ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that ... investment conferences. , Vincent Milano, president and chief ... 20th Annual Healthcare Conference at 4:30 P.M. EST on ... held at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. , ...
... 50/50 joint venture agreement signed with Hunan, Biopharmaceutical ... manufacturing facility, - Biologics: 23% growth in sales and to ... of KINLYTIC(TM) thrombolytic, agent for pulmonary embolism, ... under, agreement, - Dr. Mark ...
... DNDN ) today announced that management will present at the following upcoming ... New York City, Tuesday, November 10, 2009, ... Phoenix, Arizona, Friday, November 13, 2009, ... Conference, New York City, Tuesday, November 17, ...
Cached Biology Technology:ViroPharma to Present at Three November Healthcare Conferences 2Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 2Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 3Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 4Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 5Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 6Microbix Biosystems Provides a Corporate Update 7
8 different frozen tissues are mounted on positively charged glass slides...
... Kit is optimized for the ... of ready-to-use dsRNA for RNAi ... MEGAscript RNAi Kit is based ... technol-ogy and includes reagents for ...
...
... VSO LF (Low Flow) offers the same benefits ... for applications where control is critical or flow ... valve automates the flow of gas in proportion ... DC current or pulse width modulation; closed loop ...
Biology Products: