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Microbiology and immunology

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

Gonorrhea: A Rising Resistance

| Suneeta Soni, Tariq Sadiq

With the increasing emergence of multidrug-resistant gonorrhoea strains, we interview two experts to discover how we can combat the issue

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

Spotting Sepsis Sooner

| Rachel Burnside

Sepsis kills millions and costs billions each year, but a new approach that analyzes morphological changes in monocytes could help

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Out With the Old

| Luke Turner

Existing tests for rapid diagnosis of TB are costly and insufficient – but second-generation assays with improved sensitivity could be the answer

Subspecialties Clinical care

An Inside Look at the CNS

| Danielle Fortuna, Mark Curtis

Neurological disorders can be invasive and time-consuming to diagnose, but profiling cytokines in the cerebrospinal fluid can lessen that burden

Diagnostics Clinical care

Act Fast Against Infection

| Matthieu Legrand

To confront the increasing problem of antimicrobial resistance in medicine, laboratorians and clinicians must pursue rapid diagnostics

Subspecialties Genetics and epigenetics

Putting a Bug in Your Ear

| Michael Schubert

Variants in the FUT2 gene may increase susceptibility to otitis media by altering the microbiome of the middle ear

Diagnostics Liquid biopsy

A Diagnostic to Drool Over?

| Luke Turner

The use of saliva as a diagnostic fluid seems an attractive option – especially now that research reveals circulating tumor DNA in the fluid

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

A Win-Win-Win Situation

| Bamidele Farinre

How consolidating molecular diagnostics has improved service delivery for the Great Ormond Street Hospital microbiology department

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

Monitoring the Microbiome

| Luke Turner

Differences in bacterial diversity in the gut could be used to identify patients with Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer

Diagnostics Point of care testing

Smarter, Faster Sepsis Testing

| David Ludvigson

A two-stage model featuring point of care sepsis testing and follow-up lab results could improve treatment and reduce the risk of mortality

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