emergency use authorization Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests The FDA granted EUA to Amazon subsidiary STS Lab Holdco for the Amazon Real-Time RT-PCR DTC Test and the Diabetomics CovAb SARS-CoV-2 Ab Test. Thermo Fisher Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Pooled Sample SARS-CoV-2 Test Kit The RT-PCR-based kit is designed to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid in pooled samples containing up to five individual nasal swab specimens. Phosphorus Diagnostics Gets FDA EUA for Direct-to-Consumer Coronavirus Test, Sample Collection Kit The saliva-based assay is a nonprescription version of the Phosphorous COVID-19 RT-qPCR Test, which received Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA last year. TGen, Jumpcode Genomics Marrying NGS, CRISPR to Build a Better COVID-19 Test Premium As diagnostics firms develop a new wave of COVID-19 tests using next-gen sequencing, TGen researchers are also adding CRISPR-based sample prep to their kit. PathogenDx, Southern California Permanente Medical, Inova Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2 Tests Get FDA EUAs PathogenDx and SCPMG's tests use RT-PCR technology, while Inova's test is for detecting IgG antibodies against the coronavirus. Apr 21, 2021 FDA Grants EUA to Enzo Biochem Sample Collection Kit for COVID-19 Testing Apr 20, 2021 FDA Issues EUAs for SARS-CoV-2 Tests From Synergy Diagnostic Laboratory, Celltrion Apr 19, 2021 LGC Biosearch Technologies Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for SARS-CoV-2 Test Apr 16, 2021 Color Health, Yale Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Sample Collection Kits Apr 15, 2021 FDA Grants EUAs for SARS-CoV-2 Tests From Clinical Enterprise, Qorvo Biotechnologies Apr 13, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific Gets FDA EUA for High-Throughput, Automated COVID-19 Test Kit Apr 12, 2021 Lucira Health Nabs OTC EUA for SARS-CoV-2 Test, Expects Q1 Revenues of up to $4.5M Mar 29, 2021 Amazon, NeuMoDx, Becton Dickinson Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests Mar 24, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Biotia Nab FDA EUA for Hybridization-Based NGS SARS-CoV-2 Assay Mar 23, 2021 FDA Grants EUAs for Direct-to-Consumer Versions of Color Coronavirus Test, Sample Collection Kit Mar 11, 2021 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for GetMyDNA Coronavirus Sample Self-Collection Kit Mar 9, 2021 FDA Grants EUA for Use of Broad Institute Coronavirus PCR Test With Self-Collected Samples Mar 7, 2021 FDA Issues EUA for Adaptive Biotechnologies COVID-19 T-Cell Response Test Mar 5, 2021 Cue Health Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization Mar 5, 2021 Abbott Gets FDA EUA for Test That Detects Coronavirus, Three Other Respiratory Infections Mar 4, 2021 Luminex Obtains FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Expanded Respiratory Panel With SARS-CoV-2 Mar 2, 2021 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for University of Illinois Coronavirus PCR Test Mar 1, 2021 FDA Reissues EUA for Fluidigm SARS-CoV-2 Test for Use With Azova Home Collection Kit Mar 1, 2021 Eurofins Scientific Posts 17 Percent Increase in FY2020 Revenues Feb 24, 2021 WuXi Diagnostics Closes $150M Series B Financing Round Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.