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Quest to Offer Roche's HIV-1 Viral Load MDx Test

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quest Diagnostics will offer Roche’s Cobas AmpliPrep/Cobas TaqMan HIV-1 Test for HIV viral load testing under a multi-year agreement announced today.
 
The test is used to measure changes in HIV-1 RNA levels among patients taking antiretroviral therapy.
 
According to Roche, its test is the first fully automated, real-time PCR test approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
 

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.