Press Releases & Awards

May 16, 2019

MicroGenDX’s Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Ushers in New Era of Advanced Infection Diagnostics at 2019 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons with Multiple Podium Talks

MicroGenDX, the world leader in Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) in microbial identification took the podium an unprecedented three times at the largest and most reputable orthopedic conference in the world held by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

A new era in diagnosis of orthopedic infections has begun,” says Javad Parvizi, MD “At last we have an alternative to the primitive, inaccurate, and costly technique of culture. NGS elevates the science of microbiology into the 21st century and is changing the lives of patients.”

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February 7, 2020

MicroGenDX Next-Generation DNA Sequencing to Take Center Stage at American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons to Reveal New Findings in Periprosthetic Joint Infection

MicroGenDX Laboratories equipped a multicenter study with its gold standard NGS test to investigate the persistence of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI). Renowned orthopedic surgeon Javad Parvizi, MD will take the podium at American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) to discuss results of the study to show how NGS is revolutionizing the microbial diagnosis of chronic infections in orthopedics.

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February 7, 2020

MicroGenDX Next-Gen DNA Sequencing Used in Breakthrough Knee Infection Study: Rothman Institute Accepts Eastern Orthopaedic Association’s Musculoskeletal Infection Award

MicroGenDX, the world leader in providing Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) in microbial identification, processed samples in the groundbreaking study “Next Generation Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Knee Infection: A Multicenter Investigation” led by the Rothman Institute. The study recently accepted the Eastern Orthopaedic Association’s Musculoskeletal Infection Award and further evidenced that advanced molecular diagnostic testing gives hope to patients suffering from devastating chronic infections.

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