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Reducing overuse of antibiotics

I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s MeMed which has developed ImmunoXpert – a fast test to determine whether an infection is bacterial or virus. ImmunoXpert is now EU approved and a recent study shows it can reduce unnecessary antibiotic … Continue reading

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Pentagon funds Israeli infection test system

The US Department of Defense has awarded a $9.2 million contract to Israel’s MeMed to help it complete its pioneering platform for distinguishing bacterial from viral infections. MeMed (see here) had already received a 2.3 million Euro grant from the … Continue reading

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Europe funds Israeli blood test for viruses and bacteria

The UN has prioritized fighting antibiotic resistance. Meanwhile, the European Commission has granted 2.3 million Euros to Israeli biotech MeMed to help develop its fast blood test that distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections – and thus significantly reduces the … Continue reading

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Bacteria or virus

Israel’s MeMed has discovered a protein in blood called TRAIL that dramatically increases in patients infected with viruses but decreases in bacterial infections. It has developed proprietary algorithms and a blood test called ImmunoXpert that could save hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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