The International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is an intergovernmental organization that has been operating within the United Nations Common System since 1987. ICGEB is a center of excellence for research, training, and technology transfer. Due to the group's goal is to identify diagnostic and vaccine candidates for the Zika virus, Dengue virus, and other flaviviruses, such as the tick-borne encephalitis virus and the recently introduced Usutu virus in Europe. To this end, in recent years, the laboratory has produced innovative molecular and serological diagnostic methods with the aim of developing portable, point-of-care devices to be used for viral diagnostics in developing countries.
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