Karius, Inc. Announces Data Presentations and Informational Session at ASM Microbe 2017


May 30, 2017 01:23 PM Eastern Daylight Time

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Karius, Inc., a life sciences company focused on conquering infectious
diseases, today announced that new data on the company’s next-generation
sequencing test will be presented at the American Society for
Microbiology’s Microbe 2017 conference taking place at the Ernest N.
Morial Convention Center June 1 – 5 in New Orleans.

Abstracts from four studies of the Karius Digital Culture™ test will be

Karius will also be presenting “Beyond the Panel,” an informational
session highlighting the company’s technology platform and how it has
been used by physicians to detect a variety of difficult-to-diagnose
pathogens. The presentation will take place Saturday, June 3 at 1:30
p.m. CT in the Industry and Science Showcase Theater A.

About the Karius Digital Culture™ Test

The Karius Digital Culture™ test applies advanced sequencing and
analytics for the broad and rapid detection of microbial cell-free DNA
through a standard blood draw. Unlike conventional culture and panel
testing methods that test for a narrow range of pathogens, the Karius
test can detect more than 1,250 pathogens. Through Karius’
CAP-accredited and CLIA-certified laboratory service, the test empowers
doctors to diagnose infections, provide more targeted treatment, and
spare patients the pain and risks of invasive biopsies.

About Karius, Inc.

Karius is a life sciences company focused on conquering infectious
diseases through the innovative use of next-generation sequencing to
analyze microbial cell-free DNA. The company’s genomics platform
delivers unprecedented insight into the microbial landscape, providing
clinicians with a comprehensive test capable of identifying more than a
thousand pathogens directly from blood and helping industry accelerate
drug development. For more information visit kariusdx.com
and follow us on Twitter at @kariusdx.


Karius, Inc.
Krysta Pellegrino, 650-255-6142
[email protected]
Volchok, 310-849-7985
[email protected]

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