AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GBS PNA FISH(R) for Rapid Detection of Group B Strep from Lim Broths
Test results to establish Group B Strep colonization of pregnant women and help clinicians guide antibiotic therapy to prevent infections in newborns
PNA FISH shown to detect up to 42% more positive results than conventional culture methods (1)
WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, May...
Applied Physiology Raises $5 Million for Navigator™ Market Launch
...sed a $5 million Series B round of investment with gbs
Venture Partners as AP prepares for market launch ... $5 million investment from Series A lead investor gbs
Venture Partners, Australia.
Managing cr...he United Kingdom. Applied Physiology
GBS is Australasia's largest spe...
Novasys Medical Receives $18.95 Million in Second Tranche of Series D Financing
...estors ThreeArch Partners and Skyline Ventures. All three participated in the second tranche, with existing investors Alloy Ventures, Delphi Ventures, gbs
Venture Partners and Hercules Technology Growth Capital.
"In this challenging financing environment, we greatly value the continued support o...
Strep B Seems to Trick Immune System
..., San Diego School of Medicine.
They found that gbs
dupes the immune system into reducing production o...lecular mimicry.' Like a wolf in sheep's clothing, gbs
can enter our body without activating the immune c...
In addition to causing infections in newborns, gbs
is associated with serious infections in pregnant ...
Group B Strep Screening Guidelines Sparing Newborns
...h further declines in the incidence of early-onset gbs
[group B strep] disease."
Van Dyke is now an ep...as led to a reduction in disease in newborns."
is bacteria that, according to the CDC, became the...use of illness and death in newborns in the 1970s. gbs
can cause sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia in infa...
GBS/CIDP Foundation International Appoints Patricia A. Bryant as Executive Director
About the GBS/CIDP Foundation International:
is an inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerv...is of the legs, arms, breathing muscles and face. gbs
can develop in persons of any age. CIDP is a rare...ded in 1980 by Robert and Estelle Benson to assist gbs
patients and their families. A non-profit volunte...
Cepheid Selected as Vendor of Choice by Connecticut Hospital Association Shared Services Program for Molecular MRSA Surveillance Testing
...esting demands of any clinical environment. In addition to Xpert
MRSA, Cepheid currently markets Xpert(TM) EV for Enteroviral meningitis and
for Group B streptococcus in the United States.
Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD ) is an on-demand
Cepheid and Broadlane Sign Group Purchasing Contract for GeneXpert(R) Systems and Xpert(TM) Molecular Diagnostic Tests, Including Xpert MRSA
with death in 18,650 cases." In addition to Xpert MRSA, Cepheid currently
markets Xpert(TM) EV for Enteroviral meningitis and Xpert(TM) gbs
B streptococcus in the United States.
About the GeneXpert Molecular Diagnostic Platform
The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained...
Group B Strep: A Threat to Newborns That Doesn't Have to Be
...one of every 100 to 200 babies whose mothers carry gbs
will become infected and need treatment, according...th week of pregnancy. If a woman hasn't received a gbs
screening by then, she should ask her doctor about...," she said.
There's a one-in-100 chance that a gbs
carrier's baby will become sick from infection wit...
Engineer Paralyzed by Undercooked Lamb
...people unable to move. Although no single cause of gbs
has been found as yet, it can develop a week or tw...t or intestinal infection. One recognized cause of gbs
A recent study by Otago Un... in every 1000 cases, the disease can develop into gbs
that can paralyze patients for months. It is an au...
GBS in Medical Technology
Sanofi Pasteur Receives FDA Approval of Meningococcal Vaccine for Children
...illain-Barre syndrome (GBS) has been
reported in temporal relationship following administration of Menactra
vaccine. Persons previously diagnosed with gbs
should not receive
Menactra(R) vaccine. As with any vaccine, vaccination with Menactra(R)
vaccine may not protect 100 percent of individuals. About s...
GBS in Medical Products
Description: Now rapid intrapartum or antepartum GBS
results can be available in less than 75 minutes versus 2 days. This revolutionary in vitro diagnostic test is the first and only molecular test designed to be run in the clinical lab and near-patient by non-laboratory professionals such as labor and delivery...
Description: The Cepheid Smart GBS
test, performed on the SmartCycler System, is a qualitative in vitro diagnostic test designed to detect Group B Streptococcus (GBS) DNA in vaginal/rectal specimens using proven real-time PCR technology. When run directly from LIM broth cultures, Smart GBS
delivers the most acc...
IDI-Strep B Test
Description:...tibiotic use in uncolonized women and the emergence of antibiotic-resistant gbs
Exceeding the performance criteria of the latest CDC guidelines, the IDI-Strep B assay can be used to establish gbs
colonization status in pregnant women at any time for recommended screenin...
STREP B OIA
Features:... Identifying mothers at risk for delivering a gbs
Allowing time for adequate prevention meas...ics during delivery, thus reducing transmission of gbs
from mother to infant
Providing information regarding gbs
status for immediate infant management decisions...
GBS in Medical Dictionary
...rometry revealed that both strains expressed a non-sialylated outer core ... Consequently, not all C. jejuni strains isolated from the faeces of a gbs
... Sprains And Strains Facts plus the Latest News on Sprains And Strains Treatments - HealthNewsflash ... Between a Sprain and a Strain ? Wh...
.... Problems can arise when the fetus's blood has the Rh factor and the mother's blood does not. ... Study finds Rh factor not linked to gbs
status. ... THE RH FACTOR : A KEY TO LATINO STUDENT SUCCESS (The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education) ... The RH Factor Song Lyrics are av...
GBS in Biological News
Recurrence of group B strep high in subsequent pregnancies, say UT Houston obstetricians
... intestine of 10 to 30 percent of all adult women. gbs
is not a sexually transmitted disease. Those women who test positive for gbs
are considered "colonized."
Published in the Au...nally, had a second child or more, were tested for gbs
during their first and second pregnancies, and wer...
Researchers predict infinite genomes
Analyzing the eight gbs
genomes, the researchers discovered a surprisingly continual stream of diversity. Each gbs
strain contained an average of 1806 genes present in every strain (thus constituting the gbs
core genome) plus 439 genes absent in one or more ...
GBS in Biological Technology
New England Journal of Medicine Study Highlights Need for Rapid, PCR-based Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Testing at Time of Admission for Labor and Delivery
...tum testing done at 35-37 weeks of gestation.
disease is one of the most common infections in th... sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis. Transmission of gbs
occurs from colonized women to their babies during...e Control (CDC) guidelines for preventing neonatal gbs
disease, which call for culture-based screening of...
Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)
...kin and soft tissue
Diagnostic test for Enteroviral Meningitis
Test for vaginal carriage of Group B Streptococcus
Xpert(R) BCR-ABL Monitor
Monitoring test for p...
GBS/CIDP Foundation to Hold 10th International Symposium
...t research, diagnosis, treatment and therapies for gbs
& CIDP, there
will be over twenty workshops offeri... include prominent neurologists who actively
and CIDP patients and conduct vital research, lead...ese rare and potentially catastrophic disorders.
is an inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerv...
Cepheid Market Reach Extended with Licenses in Canada and Registrations in Mexico
... MRSA, gbs
and EV Expand GeneXpert(R) Test Menu in Canada and...for its GeneXpert System and
Xpert(TM) MRSA, Xpert gbs
and Xpert EV tests. The products will be
most effective surveillance programs.
is a common cause of life-threatening infection in...
Novasys Medical Secures $49.5 Million in Series D Financing to Expand Commercialization of Its Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women
...ticipating as new investors. The round also included
participation by existing investors Affinity Capital Management, Alloy
Ventures, Delphi Ventures, gbs
Venture Partners, INVESCO Private Capital,
JP Morgan Partners (managed by Panorama Capital), and ONSET Ventures.
"We are very pleased that Versant, ...
Cepheid Receives Health Canada Medical Device License for Xpert MRSA(TM) Test and GeneXpert(R) System
...iology and risk factors, should be actively screened for
Xpert MRSA is Cepheid's second test to receive Health Canada license,
following Smart gbs
in October of 2007.
About the GeneXpert Molecular Diagnostic Platform
The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and