Coronavirus CoV Detection

The IHR of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reprted to the WHO of the detection of a case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) illness.

The patient is a 44-year-old male presenting fever, runny nose, cerebral torment, heaving, useful hack and curtness of breath. A nasopharyngeal suction was assembled and attempted positive for MERS-CoV by pivot transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) at the Shiekh Khalifa Medical Center research Center.

Poliovirus Detection and Molecular Caracterization

The wild poliovirus epidemic and the spread of vaccine-derived poliovirus in October 2019
Global public health efforts are about to eradicate poliomyelitis by immunizing each child until the transmission of the virus is stopped. Poliomyelitis is caused by poliovirus, which is a positive strand non-enveloped virus that occurs in three distinct serotypes (poliovirus 1, poliovirus 2, and poliovirus 3).

Campylobacter Outbreak

Campylobacter is a group of spiral bacteria that covers 20 species, the most frequently reported as being the cause of human diseases are Campylobacter jejuni. Other species (1-10%) have been isolated from individuals with campylobacteriosis. The bacterium is usually transmitted to humans through contaminated food (raw poultry meat and unpasteurized milk), but also feces. Qualitative and quantitative detection of the bacterium can be performed using our Genprice kit for the detection and quantification of Campylobacter.the most frequently associated with human diseases being the species C. jejuni (subspecies jejuni) and C. coli. Other species like C. lari and C. Upsaliensis have also been isolated from patients with diarrheal disease.

Ebola Virus DRC, October 3, 2019

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues this week, with 20 new confirmed cases. compared with 29 in the week. previous. This decline in the number of cases should be interpreted with caution, as operational and safety issues in some health zones make case detection and response difficult. More than half (55%) of the cases recorded last week came from the health zones of Mambasa and Mandima, so there is a noticeable change in the areas considered as hot spots of the epidemic, from urban to urban areas. high density, such as Butembo, Katwa and Beni, to more rural areas with lower population density.