OpGen, Curetis, and Ares Genetics have combined their businesses to build stronger diagnostic solutions for severe infections. Read more.

Rapid and comprehensive

molecular diagnostic infectious disease panels, including detection of bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 pneumonia.


A new light on antibiotic resistance

Using the power of genomics and informatics to fight antibiotic-resistant microbes

Optimizing Genomic Testing for Antibiotic Resistance


Existing tests can take days to identify the correct treatment for a patient’s infection. That’s why caregivers often use broad-spectrum antibiotics as a first defense—but when those drugs are overused, antibiotic-resistant microbes can emerge. OpGen is developing a better way to treat infection while preventing antibiotic resistance. We harness the power of informatics and genomics to identify antimicrobial resistant (AMR) organisms quickly and accurately, with an aim to improve treatment at the patient, hospital, and network level.

Bacteria
700,000

Deaths each year from bacterial infections (WHO)

50,000

Deaths annually in the us & europe from drug-resistant infections

$20 billion

Excess direct healthcare costs in the us from drug-resistant infections

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  • 7.9.20
    OpGen Subsidiary Curetis GmbH Secures Access to Additional EUR 5.0 Million Non-Dilutive Debt Financing Tranche from EIB  MORE
  • 6.9.20
    OpGen Releases Preliminary Data Demonstrating its Unyvero HPN Panel for Pneumonia Identifies Life-Threatening Bacterial Co-Infections in COVID-19 Patients in Just Five Hours  MORE
  • 6.3.20
    OpGen Expands Partnership with New York State Department of Health and IDC to Detect Antimicrobial-Resistant Infections  MORE

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