Cytomegalovirus: a latent danger

Very few know it and yet most people carry it: cytomegalovirus. While the infection is usually asymptomatic in healthy people, newborns and patients with immune deficiencies can experience [...]

On the trail of rare diseases

Five percent of people in Germany suffer from a rare disease. On the occasion of Rare Disease Day, February 28th, 2019, we will take a closer look at one of them.

Automation in diagnosis of allergies

As allergies become more widespread, their diagnosis takes on an important role. For this purpose, laboratory tests that detect allergen-specific antibodies in the blood are indispensable tools. [...]

The usefulness of rapid testing

Patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or other inflammatory diseases are often treated with adalimumab. However, long-term therapy success is not always achieved. As a recent study [...]