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CuretisUnyvero™ System

A New Molecular Device for the Rapid Detection of Microorganisms  and Antibiotic Resistance Genes. Severe acute bacterial infections are a huge and growing burden in health care – although various antibiotics are readily available, today‘s lack of timely diagnostics prevents adequate therapy in around 40% of the cases. Here we describe a new approach [...]

26 November 2015|

GastroFinder® 2SMART

A RealTime PCR based multiplex assay to detect 18 gastrointestinal pathogens: diagnosis within 2.5 hours! Infections of the gastrointestinal tract are responsible for high mortality rate in children of the third world and are an increasing threat to elderly people in the developed world. A specific diagnosis would help to start the right treatment but [...]

26 November 2015|

HPV infection rate could be twice as high as predicted

The number of women in the Netherlands infected with HPV–the virus that can cause cervical cancer–could be twice as high as previously assumed, according to a yet unpublished study by the Jeroen Bosch Hospital, the Volkskrant reports. This means that the costs of the new population screening, which will be implemented next year, may be [...]

23 November 2015|

MeningoFinder®2SMART

A RealTime PCR based multiplex assay to detect 22 pathogens causing Central Nervous System infections: diagnosis within 2.5 hours. Central nervous system (CNS) infections, such as meningitis and encephalitis can cause irreversible neurological damage, may be life-threatening and are therefore classified as medical emergencies. Causative agents cannot be identified from clinical symptoms and include a [...]

19 November 2015|

STD-Finder® 2SMART

A RealTime PCR based multiplex assay to detect the most important Sexually Transmitted Disease pathogens: diagnosis within 2.5 hours! Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a major cause of morbidity in sexually active individuals and continue to pose major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. Untreated STDs can lead to infertility in both men and women. [...]

19 November 2015|

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2 November 2015|