Beyond its HostDx Sepsis test, the firm is working on a test to detect and differentiate bacterial from viral infections in patients presenting with fever.
In US influenza testing, providers see growth in placements within hospital emergency departments, physicians' offices, urgent care centers, and retail clinics.
The research team said its nanofluidic system increased the proportion of nucleic acid and protein disease biomarkers a billionfold prior to detection.
UK researchers said they are developing a commercial test that could enable sensitive detection of tuberculosis DNA in blood and provide an option to broaden screening.
The firm, Phenomix Sciences, anticipates that its test will help drive adoption of medications for obesity at a time when patients are reluctant to take them.
The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.
The firm is developing a multipanel test and an antibiotic resistance panel to augment its recently CE marked chlamydia and gonorrhea assay.
The firm has three clinical trials in progress to validate the clinical utility of products it soon intends to submit for regulatory clearances to the FDA.
The firm is using a microarray-based platform as part of a laboratory-based test to diagnose different types of stroke from blood samples.
The firm said its new molecular platform, which offers random-access testing, high throughput, and a broad menu has the potential to replace multiple instruments in molecular labs.
At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.
The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.
Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.
In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.