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2014-09-11 16:27:38

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds United States General Surgery Outlook to 2020 and United States Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 research reports published in July 2014, to its store. The general surgery market in U.S. report provides procedure volumes within market segments - Airway Stenting Procedures, Bariatric Surgery Procedures, Biopsy Procedures, Capsule Endoscopy Procedures, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...

2014-09-10 12:29:15

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at a special ceremony at the College's annual meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10. The winning abstracts are available on the Web site of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (www.archivesofpathology.org), the CAP's...

2014-09-10 12:29:11

National Medical Association Honors Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, for his contributions to patient care and the specialty of pathology NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, of Durham, North Carolina, was named the 2014 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Dr. Robboy was honored at the CAP annual conference, CAP'14--THE Pathologists Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10 in Chicago....

2014-09-10 12:29:01

VISTA, California, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announced the launch of Aperio PeerReviewTM, a complete digital pathology software solution for toxicological pathologists conducting peer review studies in pre-clinical trials. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140910/705629 ) With barcode-driven automated integration of LIMS data and images, combined...

2014-09-09 23:04:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 “Australia Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the Australia Biopsy Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments...

2014-09-09 12:29:46

Argon Medical Expands its Comprehensive Biopsy Portfolio with the Addition of the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Promex Technologies, LLC (d/b/a US Biopsy), a manufacturer of soft-tissue biopsy products including the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument ("TLAB"). The acquisition establishes Argon Medical as one of two companies competing in the...

2014-09-04 23:12:48

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a nonprofit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer L. Hunt of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will be featured as the Keynote Presenter at their annual conference, Pathology Visions, to be held October 20-21, 2014 in San Francisco, California at the Hyatt Regency. Indinapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Digital Pathology Association...

2014-09-04 16:27:43

-- Plans to Launch Lung Cancer Test In the Second Half of 2015, With Meaningful Revenue Expected in 2017 -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced an agreement to acquire Allegro Diagnostics Corp. based in Maynard, Mass., for $21.0 million, comprised of $7.8 million in cash and $13.2 million in Veracyte common stock. Allegro is a privately...

2014-09-02 08:29:13

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present in a fireside chat format discussion at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference 2014 on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:25 p.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to...

2014-08-29 23:03:41

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Companion Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global companion diagnostics market will be valued at $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.1% from 2013 to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion in 2013, according to a research report published by Transparency Market Research. For...


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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