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.


Deaths each year from bacterial infections (WHO)


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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  • 2.16.21
    OpGen Subsidiary Ares Genetics Announces Publication of Study Introducing Best Practice Techniques for AI-powered Prediction of Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing by Next-Generation Sequencing  MORE
  • 2.9.21
    OpGen, Inc. Announces $25 Million Registered Direct Offering Priced At-the-Market Under NASDAQ Rules  MORE
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    OpGen Announces Preliminary Unaudited Revenue for Fiscal 2020 and Provides Business Update  MORE

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    • 10.01.20
      Performance Evaluation of Multiplex-PCR Pneumonia Panel for Diagnosis of Bacterial Co-Infections Among COVID-19 Patients  MORE
    • 9.02.20
      A Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Antibiotic Stewardship in Suspected Pneumonia  MORE
    • 7.23.20
      New Antibiotics won’t solve the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis, but better Diagnostics could  MORE

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