CE mark

Amplidiag CarbaR+MCR detects the main carbapenemase-producing organisms and colistin resistance markers. Novidiag Bacterial GE+ identifies the most common enteric pathogens.

The test cartridge runs on the company's Unyvero platform and covers 103 diagnostic targets for various pathogens and markers of antibiotic resistance.

The firm says its Olerup QType test is available on both Roche and Applied Biosystems platforms.

The firm has launched a multiplex real-time PCR assay that detects HPV 16, HPV 18, and a pool of 12 other high-risk HPV subtypes.

The company hopes that meeting the needs of a more decentralized testing model will increase access to its products for European women with breast cancer.

The Artus T. vaginalis QS-RGQ kit is designed for the qualitative detection of Trichomonas vaginalis DNA purified from clinician-collected patient samples.

The PAXgene Blood ccfDNA tube enables clinical laboratories to stabilize samples when they cannot be processed on the day they were collected.

The PCR-based methylation assay is intended to help predict the response of certain high-risk breast cancer patients to anthracycline-based chemotherapy.

Sophia Genetics has received a CE-IVD mark for a sequencing-based test that, combined with data analytics, is meant to improve detection of leukemia.

The test has been validated for use with the same full set of female urogenital specimens that are used with Cobas NT/NG testing, as well as for use with male urine. 

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.