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April 26, 2022

IDbyDNA Improves Analytical Performance and User Experience of Its Explify Platform and Respiratory and Urinary Pathogen ID/AMR Panels

With IDbyDNA’s latest software update to the Explify® Platform, labs can now take their NGS analysis of respiratory and urinary samples to the next level with improved sample management, strengthened user management controls, an enhanced total AMR picture and detection of the latest SARS-CoV-2 variants.

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July 8, 2020

Prevotella pleuriditis Infection Diagnosed in a 12-year-old Male With Progressive Pleurisy and Pneumonia Complicated by Pleural Effusion

A 12-year-old male with type II diabetes presenting with pleurisy and lung infiltrates failed to respond to multiple antibiotics as his condition worsened. Explify® Respiratory identified a rare anaerobic bacterium, Prevotella pleuriditis, in his pleural fluid, and the patient improved on directed therapy.

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June 29, 2020

Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis Diagnosed by Next-Generation Sequencing (Explify) in an Adolescent with Type 1 Diabetes

An adolescent male admitted to a Texas hospital for ketoacidosis co-presented with productive cough with hemoptysis and lung opacities. Tests for TB, invasive fungi, and next-generation sequencing of plasma cell-free DNA were negative. Explify® Respiratory identified Coccidioides immitis in sputum.

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