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Latest Clinical pathology Stories

2013-01-09 08:26:33

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ariosa Diagnostics is pleased to announce that they have entered into a mutual partnership with The Doctors Laboratory, in London, to promote and distribute the Harmony Prenatal Test. Under the terms of the agreement, TDL will offer the Harmony test through their reference laboratory services to doctors and their pregnant patients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121203/NE22396LOGO ) (Logo:...

2013-01-07 08:29:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Genome announced today an initiative with the American Gut project to explore the connection between the human microbiome and type 2 diabetes. The cooperation will bring together American Gut's broad citizen science network for microbiome sample collection with Second Genome's efforts in identifying microbiome modulators and novel therapeutics. Second Genome has made an undisclosed donation to American Gut to subsidize specimen collection for...

2012-12-22 05:04:42

A five-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds an innovative program established by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Training Residents in Genomics Working Group, with administrative and educational design support from the American Society for Clinical Pathology, to help pathologists understand genomics information and serve as primary consultants for physicians and patients in interpreting and acting on this data. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December...

2012-12-14 12:19:49

Insights from Characterizing Extinct Human Gut Microbiomes A University of Oklahoma-led study has demonstrated that ancient DNA can be used to understand ancient human microbiomes.  The microbiomes from ancient people have broad reaching implications for understanding recent changes to human health, such as what good bacteria might have been lost as a result of our current abundant use of antibiotics and aseptic practices. Cecil M. Lewis Jr., professor of anthropology in the OU...

2012-11-28 20:21:37

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the end of 2012 fast approaching, marketers and business development managers across the globe are turning to Global Information Inc (GII) and our partner publishers to help them determine what lines of business to pursue in 2013. Three significant new market research reports from our premium research partner Global Industry Analysts, Inc. offer vital forecasts for the global molecular diagnostics, regenerative medicine, and flow...

Antibiotic Contamination In Oceans Threatens Us And Environment
2012-10-16 12:37:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Antibiotics play a critical role in modern medicine. We take them to fight diseases, we give them to our pets, our food animals, even our plants. But what happens to those antibiotics after they pass through our systems? How do they affect the rest of the world? That is the question researchers from the University of Gothenburg have been asking, specifically how do these antibiotics affect the bacteria in the ocean. The research team...

2012-10-03 02:26:53

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StrataDx, a leader in anatomic pathology services, announced today the appointments of Jim Agnello as Chief Financial Officer, Greg Richard as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and Steve Casper to its Board of Directors. StrataDx provides clinicians with high-quality pathology services in the fields of dermatology, urology, podiatry, oral pathology, gastroenterology and gynecology. Jim Agnello, CPA, joins...

2012-10-02 02:29:46

Filing of Clinical Trial Application (CTA) in Prostate Cancer Expected in Q4 2012 QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that preclinical data on its oral prostate cancer vaccine candidate, AEZS-120, were presented over the weekend at the 32(nd) Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie, which is being held in Fukuoka, Japan. The presentation underlined the...

Using Microbes To Convert Heavy Metals
2012-09-30 07:22:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from University of California at Berkeley scientists could have a big impact on toxic metal clean-up at hundreds of sites around the United States and the world. Using a groundbreaking metagenomic sequencing analysis on underground microbes at a contaminated uranium mill in Colorado, the UC Berkeley research team identified 150,000 genes that were assigned to 80 different microbes that live in the soil, according to their...

Gut Bacteria Prevalent In Type 2 Diabetes
2012-09-27 08:58:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bacteria are everywhere. They not only reside in the outside world, but they also live inside the human body. A recent study by scientists found that there are 1.5 kilograms of bacteria in the intestine, affecting individuals´ heath and wellbeing. The team recently revealed that they had made progress in a metagenomic study targeting the human gut microbiota; they believe that the results could determine whether an individual...


Latest Clinical pathology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 14:45:47

Streptococcus salivarius is a species of spherical, Gram-positive bacteria which colonize the mouth and upper respiratory tract of humans a few hours after birth, making further exposure to the bacteria harmless. The bacterium is an opportunistic pathogen which rarely makes its way into the bloodstream where it is associated with septicemia cases in people with neutropenia. It has different characteristics when exposed to different environmental nutrients. In the lab a SYTA plate is used...

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2011-04-26 23:26:27

Streptococcus oralis is a Gram positive bacterium that grows characteristically in chains. On a Wilkins-Chalgren agar plate it will form slam white colonies. It is classified as a member of the streptococcus mitis group and is found in high numbers in the oral cavity. S. oralis produce neuraminidase and an IgA protease and cannot bind α-amylase.

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2011-04-26 21:07:20

Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-25 21:36:59

Serratia marcescens is a species of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium in the family Enterobacteriaceae. S. marcescens is involved in nosocomial infections particularly catheter-associated bacteremia. It is commonly found in respiratory and urinarty tracts of hospitalized adults and often in the gastrointestinal system of children. It is commonly found growing in bathrooms due to its preference for damp conditions. It manifests as a pink discoloration and a slimy film feeding off...

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