Sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STIs or STDs) like syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia are on the rise worldwide. But hardly anyone talks about it. To mark STD Awareness Month, we [...]
As temperatures grow colder, the risk of catching the flu virus rises as well. This year, Australia is experiencing the worst flu epidemic in 15 years. Are Europe and North America also facing [...]
What would you say is the world’s most dangerous animal? A wolf? A shark? Wrong – it’s the mosquito. Mosquitoes transmit diseases causing over a million deaths every year. For World Mosquito Day, [...]
Tick season has started and the risk of dangerous infections with TBE/FSME is increasing. In the event of a suspected infection and to clarify immunization, antibody detection is the method of choice.
The RIDA®GENE real-time PCR assays (RIDA®GENE Flu, RIDA®GENE Flu LC2.0, RIDA®GENE Flu & RSV) successfully detected the suggested vaccination strains for influenca of the 2015/2016 season.