Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New SARS-CoV-2 test can detect neutralizing antibodies in an hour

Researchers at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore have announced a new blood test for neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and have formed public and private partnerships to begin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Small study suggests COVID-19 antibody test shows promise

A test that can detect the presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the blood of human patients is described in Nature Medicine. This assay, tested in 16 patients, may help to identify individuals whose plasma contains ...

Oncology & Cancer

RNA assays up sensitivity of urothelial carcinoma detection

(HealthDay) -- Cxbladder, a derivative of the RNA assay uRNA, may be an effective alternative to cytology and nuclear matrix protein 22 (NMP22) assays for the detection of urothelial carcinoma, according to a study published ...