Navigation Links
New Genotyping System Identifies Pathogenic E. coli Outbreak Strains
Date:5/21/2013

WOBURN, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013

PathoGenetix, Inc., a commercial-stage developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain typing, announced today that it has successfully identified and strain typed a collection of 250 pathogenic E. coli strains obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) using the company’s Genome Sequence Scanning™ (GSS™) technology. The findings are detailed in a poster presented at the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Denver on Monday.

The 250 E. coli strains, which included the most frequently isolated STEC (Shiga toxin-producing E. coli) serotypes from both sporadic cases and multiple foodborne illness outbreaks, were run on the company’s prototype Genome Sequence Scanning system. The results showed that the system could be used to reliably differentiate and strain type STECs of public health and food safety significance, and aid in epidemiological investigation and response in foodborne illness outbreaks.

The GSS-generated phylogenetic tree clearly delineated the major STEC serotypes, and generally clustered the 250 strains into their appropriate serotype-specific branches. Strains that originated from the same foodborne illness outbreak also clustered together on the phylogenetic tree, demonstrating the system’s ability to differentiate outbreak clusters from each other and from epidemiologically unrelated strains. The strain information provided by GSS was comparable to pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), the current standard for pathogen typing in foodborne illness outbreak investigation and response.

Gen
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. PathoGenetix Advances Commercialization of New RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System for Rapid Bacterial Serotyping and Strain Typing
2. Researchers identify signals that direct the immune system to reject a transplanted organ
3. INTIO Introduces TipTRAC™, its Newest Feature for its ClearStart SVM™ Intraoperative Imaging System
4. Real Time Genomics and Knome Ink Deal to Integrate and Sell the RTG Variant Platform on knoSYS100 System
5. Leviticus Cardio Ltd. Completes a Successful Animal Trial for its Wireless Energy System for VADs
6. Leica Microsystems Debuts First 3D Surgical Microscopes with TrueVision® Technology Inside, at AANS Annual Meeting in New Orleans
7. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System Market worth $5.24 Billion By 2018
8. PathoGenetix and FDA to Evaluate Bacterial Identification System for Use in FDA Public Health and Food Safety Efforts
9. Used-Line.com's Automated ‘Wanted-List System’ Matches Test Equipment Wanted Lists with Dealer Inventory; Beta Version Open for All Test Equipment Dealers
10. mPhase Technologies, Inc. Commencing Discussions with Major European Drug Company for Drug Delivery System
11. The SDS/MSA Support Group Officially Changes Name to The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO ) ... $1.0M tranche under a previously awarded Phase II ... up to $3.0 million to support continued development ... potential medical countermeasure to mitigate acute and chronic/late-phase ... initial $1.0 million under this grant in October ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... for advanced fluid applications and designed for continuous operation up to 1500 bar. ... sterilization-in-place, ensuring safety, efficiency, and preventing toxic contamination. , The Pony™ NS2006L homogenizer ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... PARIS , July 30, 2015 ... de la santé, publie ses résultats pour le ... Brandicourt commente les résultats. Visionner ... http://www.eurobusinessmedia.com/ceo-direct/sanofi/sanofi-h1-2015-results-interview-with-ceo-olivier-brandicourt?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=wire Au sommaire ... - Moteurs de croissance ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015 US-Australian drug ... ) today confirmed it is committed to progressing its ... soon as practicable and to ensure the Company delivers ... Executive Officer, Iain Ross , said the Company ... the lead pre-clinical programs, discovery programs and academic partnerships ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Discovery Labs Receives $1.0 million under an SBIR Grant in Continuing Support of the Development of Aerosolized KL4 Surfactant to Address Radiation-Induced Lung Injury 2Discovery Labs Receives $1.0 million under an SBIR Grant in Continuing Support of the Development of Aerosolized KL4 Surfactant to Address Radiation-Induced Lung Injury 3GEA Announces the Pony™ NS2006L… a Self-contained, High Pressure Lab Homogenizer for Product Development Ensuring Maximum Efficiency and Safety 2Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 2Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 3Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 4Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 5Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 6Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 7Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 8Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 9Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 10
... - A British court has ruled in favor of an ... Corps, Ltd. , a company the Beatles established in the 1960s ... Apple Computer, Inc. is entitled to use the apple ... Apple Corps. The dispute, which centered on a 1991 agreement, offers ...
... company that sells a wireless protection system for boats ... "off-highway" mapping software for use by hikers, campers and ... of milking system that is healthier for cows, which, ... ideas cry out "Wisconsin" to you, welcome to the ...
... Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... generated in an internal seed-funding competition. , ,The competition, ... to economic development, was conducted as part of UWM's ... provides $14 million in seed money to the winning ...
Cached Biology Technology:Apple Computer may use Apple logo on iTunes 2Business plan contest finalists reflect state's economic character 2Business plan contest finalists reflect state's economic character 3UWM announces winners of RGI awards 2
(Date:6/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Genisphere announced ... to help further develop Genisphere,s therapeutics capabilities and portfolio. ... having spent much of the last 25 years in ... Bioscience, and Johnson & Johnson. Tom started his career ... Biotech Corporate Finance. He graduated from Dartmouth College with ...
(Date:6/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ATL Technology, LLC, a top provider ... in single use solutions, headquartered in Springville, Utah ... California corporation with locations in ... Jose, Costa Rica ). This acquisition will ... with ATL Technology,s existing facility in Costa ...
(Date:6/25/2015)... 2015  Imagine a tool specifically designed to help ... life. That,s exactly what USANA,s True Health Assessment ... portable health program provides a personalized approached to measuring ... your lifestyle and nutrition. At the ... night, USANA,s THA was honored with the Industry Innovation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Genisphere Appoints New CEO, Thomas Bliss 2Genisphere Appoints New CEO, Thomas Bliss 3ATL Technology Announces Acquisition of MedConx, Inc. and Expanded Global Footprint 2@USANAinc's Personalized Nutrition Program Wins Industry Innovation Award 2
... that could reduce the use of fertiliser in sugarcane production ... around the world and sugarcane accounts for about 80% of ... considerably above inflation over the last 30 years. This is ... is partly driven by increased global demand, and linked to ...
... University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a first-of-its-kind ... activity. The compounds present a new target for ... Complete findings are printed in today,s issue ... The compounds, known as ribonucleoside analogs 8-azaadenosine, formycin ...
... has been written and said about "platinum" open access as ... However, comparatively little has been seen of its practical implementation. ... in Zoology Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift and ... the future by joining the journal publishing platform of Pensoft ...
Cached Biology News:Bacteria to aid sutainable sugarcane production 2New anti-HIV drug target identified by University of Minnesota researchers 22 of the oldest German journals in Zoology go for 'platinum' open access 2
Plasmid expressing Zeocin resistance gene....
...
Hygromycin resistance gene (hph), provided in a pORF plasmid. pORF is an expression plasmid selectable with Ampicillin....
... FRT-PGK-gb2-neo-FRT template is designed to allow ... The FRT-PGK-gb2-neo-FRT template encodes the neomycin/kanamycin ... (gb2) for expression of kanamycin resistance in ... (PGK) for expression of neomycin resistance in ...
Biology Products: