Infectious Disease

News on research and diagnostic development for pathogenic diseases.

The test, which uses lateral flow immunochromatographic technology, demonstrated high accuracy in a recent study and is being planned for a submission to the FDA.


Companies said at AACC that as labs grow larger, they see growth in demand for integrated, modular systems that help customers manage complexity and costs.

The funding will go toward expanding the firm's product line and increasing access to its testing services. MyLab Box has raised $2.1 million in total.

The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based firm will compete with a few well-established players offering systems that can run in vitro diagnostic tests as well as lab-developed tests. 

The method could allow clinicians to more rapidly determine the best course of antibiotic treatment for patients with sepsis and other bacterial infections.