August 18, 2020
A local telehealth company is bringing faster Covid-19 testing to the Charlotte area. Cornelius-based MedCall Advisors, which provides virtual emergency care, is partnering with MicroGenDX to build and ship Covid-19 test kits. The MicroGenDX lab can process samples within a day, with patients receiving the results in about two days. “We’re able to do it … faster because this is all we do,” said MicroGenDX CEO Rick Martin.
April 27, 2020
All three tests use upper respiratory specimens such as nasal swabs, but the AIT and MicroGenDx tests can also use sputum samples. NOTE: You will need to register your email with 360dx.com to view the full story
April 3, 2020
MicroGen Dx’s Texas-based lab is the only commercial laboratory in the US offering sputum testing for SARS-CoV-2. NOTE: You will need to register your email with 360dx.com to view the full story
February 7, 2020
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.
February 7, 2020
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.