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2014-05-20 12:33:47

Classifier shows promise for differentiating IPF from other interstitial lung diseases SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced the presentation of the first proof-of-concept data demonstrating the company's ability to develop a molecular classifier to differentiate interstitial lung diseases (ILDs), including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and its histological hallmark, usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP). The data were...

2014-05-15 23:10:34

Veerappan is responsible for leading the company’s molecular pathology services and research for hematology/oncology. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, has named Ranjitha Veerappan, MD, as Director of Molecular Genetics, responsible for leading the company’s molecular pathology services and research for hematology/oncology. Dr. Veerappan is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology,...

2014-05-13 08:31:36

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced the launch of its Afirma Malignancy Classifiers to further establish the Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis as a comprehensive tool for reducing unnecessary surgeries and healthcare costs among the more than 525,000 U.S. patients each year who undergo fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies to rule out cancer in thyroid nodules. The Afirma Malignancy Classifiers comprise genomic tests for...

2014-05-12 17:04:02

University of Nottingham The breakthrough, published in the journal Nature Materials, could offer an easier way of detecting pathogenic bacteria outside of a clinical setting and could be particularly important for the developing world, where access to more sophisticated laboratory techniques is often limited. The research was led by Professor Cameron Alexander, Head of the Division of Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering and EPSRC Leadership Fellow in the University's School of...

2014-05-12 13:47:13

Society for General Microbiology Microbial samples taken from populations living in the U.S. and Tanzania reveal that the microbiome of the human hand is more varied than previously thought, according to new research published in the journal Microbiology. These findings suggest that the 'standard' hand microbiome varies depending on location and lifestyle. Results compared the microbes on the hands of women in the U.S. and Tanzania and found that organisms that have commonly been...

2014-05-10 23:02:29

Etiology is the scientific study of the causes of diseases and pathologies. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 41,200 articles providing experimental evidence of etiology by proofing causation in infectious diseases. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 41,200 articles on etiology as the causes of diseases or pathologies. All studies providing experimental evidence of etiology are included accross the site's...

2014-05-09 23:07:53

Aureus Medical Group has released its April 2014 results for the healthcare careers most searched online via its website. Aureus Medical is a leading medical staffing agency specializing in travel nursing jobs, travel physical therapy jobs, travel occupational therapy jobs and other allied health medical careers. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Aureus Medical Group, a leading healthcare staffing company specializing in travel nursing jobs, travel therapy jobs, and other allied health...

2014-05-08 08:32:09

Alliance provides Aurora with a broad array of oncology specialty testing to complement its current anatomic pathology services in dermatology, gastroenterology, urology and women's health FT. MYERS, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has been selected by Aurora Diagnostics to be its primary partner for molecular testing at each of Aurora's 19...

2014-05-07 23:02:33

Awards Reflect Wide-Ranging Diversity of Interests and Expertise Among Laboratory Professionals Honored for Excellence Chicago (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The founder of a not-for-profit that connects lab professionals with volunteer opportunities around the world, a specialist in forensic pathology and a researcher focused on unearthing the effects of intoxication on infection are among the high achievers being recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as part of its...

2014-05-07 20:24:22

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/cervical_cancer_test_market_patients_pap_smear_hpv_dna_via_test_patients_worldwide.htmlCervical cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among woman all over the world. However in the past few decades, mortality from cervical cancer has...


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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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