Molecular diagnostics (MDx) company Genetic Signatures’ Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Doug Millar has been selected to present at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), to be held 22-25 April 2017 in Vienna, Austria.
The presentation will highlight Genetic Signatures’ proprietary 3base™ technology and upcoming EasyScreenTM detection kits, including the EasyScreen™ Flavivirus and Alphavirus Detection Kit. This Detection kit is designed to detect 8 of the most common Flavivirus and Alphavirus infections in the world.
Dr Millar’s oral presentation will be in Hall C Session: New Approaches in Molecular Diagnostics Virology on the 23rd April 2017 at 2.30pm (CEST).
Visit Genetic Signatures at Booth #137 at ECCMID 2017 for more information.
About Flavivirus: The Flaviviridae are a family of positive, single-stranded, enveloped RNA viruses. They are found in arthropods, (primarily ticks and mosquitoes), and can occasionally infect humans.
Members of this family belong to a single genus, Flavivirus, and cause widespread morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Some of the mosquitoes-transmitted viruses include: Yellow Fever, Dengue Fever, Japanese encephalitis, West Nile viruses and Zika Virus1.
About ECCMID: The 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) is one of the largest European Infectious diseases meetings. The congress provides a forum for the world’s leading experts who come together to discuss the latest developments in diseases, infection control and clinical microbiology.
- The CDC website: Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs) https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/virus-families/flaviviridae.html