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New test detects all viruses that infect people

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by ashler, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. ashler

    ashler

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    Two new tests have been created recently, unfortunately they are not yet commercially available:

    ViroCap: New test detects all viruses that infect people, animals
    http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/28833.aspx

    VirCapSeq: Diagnostics Breakthrough Brings Viral Sequencing to Doctors’ Toolkit
    https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/pu...uencing-doctors’-toolkit#sthash.nRjCDqdB.dpuf

    I already wrote regarding the second one and unfortunately only got this as an answer "VirCapSeq is not yet available commercially. We do run assays on a research basis when physicians send us samples for analysis"
     
  2. Helen

    Helen Senior Member

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    Very good news from Lipkin and his research group!
    Hope there will be a similar "net" to catch bacterias in, in a near future.
     
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  3. Bob

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    Note that this is Ian Lipkin's department, and it's their invention.
    Hope Ian Lipkin is running some ME/CFS samples through it!
     
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  4. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    Who/what is Cll?
     
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  5. Bob

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    CII is Ian Lipkin's department at Columbia University. Center for Infection and Immunity. They invented one of the tests.
     
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    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    Thanks.
     
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