Molecular

Wastewater testing for AR

The use of wastewater epidemiology has become, in a few short years, a powerful tool in tracking the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in communities and has facil…
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Wastewater Based Epidemiology
Molecular

WBE critical COVID tracking tool

Wastewater Based Epidemiology (WBE) has become an important tool for tracking the level of SARS-CoV-2 viral load in communities, but inconsistent fund…
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Molecular

Sepsis in LTC facilities

Governor Pete Ricketts has proclaimed September as Sepsis Awareness Month in the State of Nebraska. The proclamation, signed and sealed on August 19, …
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COVID-19 molecule
Molecular

COVID-19 reverses AR progress

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued a press release illustrating the great progress that the health care systems in …
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MDx-Chex for BCID2 meets all requirements
Molecular

New IQCP template for MDx assays

A distinguished group of scientific organizations has revised the microbiology Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) templates and created the fi…
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Molecular

A link between AMR and COVID-19

Several recent publications and communications from infectious disease experts have illustrated what has been called the hidden threat behind COVID-19…
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Molecular

Antimicrobial resistance in pets

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become a significant public health issue globally, including in the United States. The issue is a worsening problem…
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Molecular

AMR in the food chain

The food supply chain in the United States is among the safest in the world, but keeping it safe has become more challenging due to the rapidly evolvi…
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Molecular

Ambler Classification of β-lactamases

The Ambler Classification system, based on amino acid homology, is the most commonly used method to classify β-lactamases. β-lactamases are the prim…
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