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2013-10-04 12:23:27

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at IDWeek, Dr. Paul Rhodes, CEO of Specific Technologies, presented results of a study performed at Stanford University Medical Center, demonstrating rapid detection and simultaneous identification of bacterial species and strains during blood and plate culture. The Specific Technologies' rapid, low cost, blood culture system based upon its groundbreaking metabolic sensor system promises a new, powerful diagnostic tool...

2013-10-03 12:27:02

Today at IDWeek, the Cleveland Clinic presented results of a study demonstrating identification of pathogenic yeasts with Specific Technologies blood culture system with 97% accuracy 4 times faster (2 days sooner) than current standard practice. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at IDWeek, the Cleveland Clinic presented results of a study demonstrating identification of pathogenic yeasts with Specific Technologies blood culture system with 97% accuracy...

2013-05-20 16:25:43

Rapid, inexpensive test is promising for use in the field and in the lab, study results are published in PLOS ONE MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Specific Technologies, today announced the publication of results of the first study demonstrating detection of pathogenic bacteria, including potential bioterrorism agents such as Yersinia pestis and Bacillus anthracis which feature on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's list of potential bio-threats....

2013-05-20 16:25:41

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at American Society for Microbiology conference, award lecturer Dr. Christine Ginocchio discussed Specific Technologies blood culture system as an upcoming solution for rapid identification of microorganisms producing bloodstream infection. Dr. Ginocchio is the Senior Medical Director and Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease Diagnostics at North Shore-LIJ Health System, the nation's 2nd largest not-for-profit,...