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Lyme...Testing for the alphabet soup of infections by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:09am So you tested positive on your Bowen or Igenex lab test for Bb, (Borrelia burgdorferi, as the spiraled bacteria is called) , but your tests for Babesia, and all those "other" co-infections came out negative. Good news, right? Well, I hate to say it, but Babesia is rather fond of tagging along with Bb, as are bartonella, ehrlichia, coxsackie, ri ... Read on »
Testing for a Systemic Candida Infection by robin Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm Earlier this week I posted about Candida and how it can affect the body. Candida is a yeast that can easily overgrow in a body that is has a compromised immune system, either from antibiotics, stress, prednisone, birth control, or poor diet. What I really want to do now is talk about how to recover from a systemic Candida infection, but first I h ... Read on »
FDA Clears First Test for Recent Infection with Toxoplasmosis Parasite by Medline Plus Posted Thu 19 May 2011 4:06pm FDA clears first test for recent infection with toxoplasmosis parasite On May 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first test to help determine whether a pregnant woman or a person with swollen lymph nodes testing positive for toxoplasmosis, developed the infection within the past four months. Toxoplasmos ... Read on »
FDA Clears First Test for Recent Infection With Toxoplasmosis Parasite by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Thu 19 May 2011 10:57am /PRNewswire/ -- On May 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first test to help determine whether a pregnant woman or a person with swollen lymph nodes testing positive for toxoplasmosis, sometimes known as cat scratch disease, developed the infection within the past four months. Toxoplasmosis is caused by the parasite Toxoplas ... Read on »
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New Test Spots Infections in Hours, Rather than Days by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 2:39pm A startup called T2 Biosystems is developing a test that uses magnetic nanoparticles to detect blood-borne infections in hours—compared to the days it now takes using conventional lab methods. The company’s first device—about the size of a printer—will target Candida, a fungus that is the third-most-common cause of hospital-acquired inf ... Read on »
Opt-Out HIV Tests Find Few New Infections by Medline Plus Posted Tue 20 Jul 2010 2:51pm Tuesday, July 20, 2010    By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Routine HIV screening at a Colorado hospital identified only six more new cases than standard, targeted testing, according to a two-year study. By comparison, an est ... Read on »
New CDC Test to Detect Human Infections with the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Authorized for Use by FDA by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 9:00am A test developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to diagnose human infections with the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (formerly known as swine flu or pandemic H1N1 flu) was authorized for use today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read on »
Multiple Tests Needed to Spot Infections in Newborns by Medline Plus Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 5:00pm Some bacteria may avoid detection with standard exams, researchers contend Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Newborn Screening , Premature Babies , Sepsis Read on »