Navigation Links
QIAGEN and Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology Collaborate to Develop Assay for Active TB Risk in Individuals With Latent Infection
Date:1/9/2012

HILDEN and BERLIN, Germany, January 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Collaboration to create molecular test assessing a person's risk for latent TB progressing to active TB, enabling early treatment and disease outbreak prevention
  • QIAGEN strengthening its leading infectious disease portfolio with development of DNA-/RNA-based test that complements QuantiFERON-TB Gold test for latent TB
  • New assay will use whole blood transcription profiling - a new diagnostic technology developed at the Max Planck Institute's Department of Immunology
  • New molecular test to be run on the QIAsymphony modular automation platform

QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt: Prime Standard: QIA) and the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (MPIIB), Department of Immunology have announced a new collaboration to develop a molecular diagnostic test to assess the risk of an individual with latent tuberculosis (TB) developing active TB disease during their lifetime. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Approximately one-third of the world's population is estimated to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but do not have active tuberculosis. The identification and treatment of these individuals is critical to controlling this disease since approximately 5-10% of latent TB patients are at risk for developing active TB during their lifetime, particularly those with weakened immune systems.  

As a follow-up to those who test positive for latent TB, this new test will be designed to enable early treatment before reactivation of the TB disease, when it becomes contagious and causes life-threatening respiratory illnesses and other diseases.

This new mol
'/>"/>

SOURCE QIAGEN N.V.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology technology :

1. QIAGEN to Develop New Companion Diagnostic for Compound in Clinical Trials for Blood Cancers
2. QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV
3. QIAGEN and Roche Settle Dispute Over Distribution Agreement for TheraScreen Companion Diagnostics
4. QIAGEN Acquires Comprehensive Portfolio of Molecular Food Safety Tests
5. QIAGEN Acquires Exclusive Licence for Key PI3K gene
6. QIAGENs New Product Line, QIAsafe(R) DNA Blood, has Been Co-Developed With Biomatrica and is Based on Biomatricas SampleMatrix(R) Technology
7. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11
8. Plexus Awarded Development Contract With QIAGEN
9. QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata
10. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results Call Set for February 10
11. QIAGEN Welcomes 3,000th Employee in 20th year of U.S. Operations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 The Microcompetition with Foreign DNA ... disease. One of these latent viruses is the Epstein ... rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic ... by the theory, a study found that RA patients ... (1). , What is Microcompetition? , Dr. Hanan ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... of high throughput research solutions, today announced that ... companies, has received delivery of Freeslate’s CM ... form screening. , Lupin, headquartered in Mumbai, ... quality, affordable generic and branded formulations and Active ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Date: Friday, ... p.m. , Location: Warrington Country Club, 1360 Almshouse Road, ... Foundation, the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to ... quality of life for those affected worldwide, will host ... Warrington Country Club in Warrington, Pa. , Each ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014  3D Communications, a leading provider ... major scientific, regulatory, business, and media events in ... , today announced its former associate Virginia Cox , ... office. Virginia Cox re-joins ... Commissioner for the Office of External Affairs at the U.S. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 2Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 3Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2Former FDA Associate Commissioner Returns To 3D Communications 2
... Z. Yang, Varian, Inc. , ... Bisphenol A (BPA) is a primary raw material used for the ... (4-NP) is a degradation product of alkylphenol ethoxylate detergents used in ... as an additive in plastics that are used for food packaging ...
... Jeffrey J. , Comerford#, Ph.D , ... Monash University, , Clayton campus, , ... Varian Australia, , 679 ... Victoria 3170, Australia , E-mail: fluorescence@varianinc.com , ...
... Purpose , Normal ... using the API 3000 LC/MS/MS System. , ... In recent years, pharmaceutical companies have placed greater importance ... Isomerspecific pharmaceuticals often exhibit increased potency, higher bioavailability and reduced side ...
Cached Biology Technology:Analysis of Phenolic Estrogen Mimics in River Water by Negative Ion Electrospray LC/MS/MS 2Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 2Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 3Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 4Separation and Quantitation of R and S Enantiomers using Normal Phase Chromatography on an API 3000 LC/MS/MS System 2Separation and Quantitation of R and S Enantiomers using Normal Phase Chromatography on an API 3000 LC/MS/MS System 3
(Date:4/16/2014)... of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the ... Natural History and described in the open access journal ... genus Sturnira are part of a recent discovery ... the third one still waiting to be officially announced. , ... to contain only 14 species. In the last years closer ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... disease, spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) is a ... weakness and atrophy. Researchers have long considered it to ... the cells in the spinal cord and brainstem that ... published in the April 16, 2014 online issue of ... University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... ability to store memories improves during childhood, associated ... connections with prefrontal and parietal cortices. New research ... regions develop at this crucial time. Eventually, that ... in the transition into and during adolescence and ... Located deep in the middle of the brain, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats endemic to the Neotropics 2Mutant protein in muscle linked to neuromuscular disorder 2How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops 2
... international team of scientists has released data indicating that ... thought because of methane emissions from freshwater areas. ... ecology, evolution and organismal biology department, is part of ... inland waters is higher than previous estimates. ...
... team took a significant step forward in understanding ... pollutants and some other gases, except carbon dioxide. ... with some studies suggesting the self-cleaning power of ... changes, while others suggest greater stability. And what ...
... 2011 Acceleron Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing ... tissues including muscle, bone, fat, red blood cells and ... $1.5 million grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association to ... (DMD), a disabling neuromuscular disease in which patients experience ...
Cached Biology News:Freshwater methane release changes greenhouse gas equation 2NOAA-led team measures atmosphere's self-cleaning capacity 2NOAA-led team measures atmosphere's self-cleaning capacity 3Acceleron awarded $1.5 million grant from Muscular Dystrophy Association to support ACE-031 2
Agarose Gel Loading Dye Mixture 6X...
Rabbit polyclonal to XTP4 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 84299 SwissProtID: Q9BRT3...
...
Rabbit polyclonal to XTP4 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 84299 SwissProtID: Q9BRT3...
Biology Products: