A new diagnostic tool that might play an important role in rapidly detecting viruses that cause avian flu and other respiratory illnesses is close to passing a validation test being conducted at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.
The MultiCode panel technology, which is being developed by EraGen Biosciences
, a Madison b......Full article >>>
same technology. Gern characterized the system as one that is very flexible, offers researchers a comprehensive way to look for respiratory viruses, and can be customized for use in healthcare facilities and diagnostic labs.
The MultiCode panel not only looks for multiple respiratory pathogens in one test, it reduces diagnostic time from weeks to hours, minimizing the need for traditional......Full article >>>
es that are serious enough to require hospitalization. Recently, it was found in nearly 5 percent of pneumonia patients in rural Thailand, most of them young children.
"One thing that has happened in the past couple of years is that there have actually been some new viruses discovered, and it's pretty amazing that we're still pulling out new viruses," he said. "They seem to be important c......Full article >>>
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