NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A Mycobacterium tuberculosis assay launched by Cepheid last week is likely to increase the number of pediatric, extrapulmonary, and HIV co-infected TB cases detected. The new test, which runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert platform, has increased sensitivity compared to the firm's original MTB/RIF test, leading the World Health Organization to draft new guidelines for its use.

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Jan
30
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Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.