• Letter to the Editor: Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with respiratory viruses

    1 month ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    A report of pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection in New York City included 21 patients with pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome 1. A diagnosis of PARDS mandates the presence of respiratory failure, defined as the use of positive pressure mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Therefore, it might be helpful to determine the incidence of PARDS in patients with respiratory failure and various respiratory viruses, as it is possible that specific viruses are more frequently associated with the development of PARDS.
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  • Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

    Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Coronaviruses closely related to the COVID-19 pandemic was found in lab freezers in Cambodia and Japan, finds a new study.
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  • Zonitise launches antimicrobial surface coating that constantly eliminates harmful pathogens

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A biotech company has launched an antimicrobial surface treatment proven to kill harmful bacteria and viruses including TGEV coronavirus, the model virus for SARS COV 2, for up to twelve months after one application.
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  • Siemens Healthineers SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test demonstrates ability to detect neutralizing antibodies

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Siemens Healthineers has announced its SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody Test has proven to measure neutralizing antibodies and has achieved CE Mark. The test is an enhanced version of the assay which became available globally this summer.
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