FDA Clears New Indications for Existing Lyme Disease Tests That May Help Streamline Diagnoses

July 31, 2019

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces it has cleared for marketing four previously cleared tests with new indications to aid in the diagnosis of Lyme disease. The tests cleared today are the first time that a test has been indicated to follow a new testing paradigm in which two tests called enzyme immunoassays (EIA) are run concurrently or sequentially, rather than the current two-step process in which a separate protein test called a Western Blot must be run after the initial EIA test.

AHE Presents its 2019 Innovation Award

July 1, 2019

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, announces the recipient of the 2019 AHE Innovation Award.

APIC Honors its 2019 Heroes of Infection Prevention

June 14, 2019

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announces the recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award, which honors infection preventionists who have successfully helped to reduce infection, raise awareness, and improve the health and well-being of pa