M.J.L. Ma, H. Zhang, P. Jiang, et al. have discovered that linear and circular mitochondrial DNA molecules coexist in plasma and may have different tissue origins.
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K. Parker, S. Gandra, S. Matushek, et al. have found that three recently FDA-cleared nucleic acid amplification tests for group A strep have high sensitivity when compared with bacterial culture for this pathogen.
AACC’s new position statement calls for collaboration between laboratories, public health, and law enforcement to raise awareness and find solutions to an epidemic that shows no signs of slowing down.
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Whole genome sequencing, combined with epidemiology assessment of patient exposures, identified previously undiscovered vancomycin-resistant enterococci infections.