MSK-ACCESS sequences 129 cancer-associated genes selected from the MSK-IMPACT assay and is designed to detect gene alterations in cfDNA specimen.
The LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay can now be used in Japan as the CDx for quizartinib for the treatment of FLT3-ITD positive relapsed or refractory AML.
The drug is for first-line maintenance therapy after BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer patients respond to platinum chemo and the test will identify those with BRCA mutations.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority has announced concerns that the $1.2 billion merger will reduce competition for Illumina and could scrutinize it further.
The firm said that with the approval, the firm's liquid biopsy-based ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI) test is now available in every state.
Applied BioCode said that it now has access to higher volume laboratories that use the Roche MagNa Pure 96 System for sample extraction.
Akonni has received clearance for a molecular diagnostic instrument and a saliva-based pharmacogenomics test for warfarin metabolism.
The assay is for detecting varicella-zoster virus in cerebrospinal fluid and can be used with the firm's Liaison MDx instrument.
The Aptima BV test detects bacterial vaginosis and the Aptima CV/TV detects and differentiates candida infections from trichomonas.
The designation will enable the South Korea-based squencing services provider to perform NGS analysis of clinical trial samples.
The test will be used to identify which advanced or metastatic breast cancer patients with PIK3CA mutations are likely to respond to Novartis' alpelisib.
The Cobas TV/MG test detects Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) DNA in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
The Hologic Aptima Combo 2 and the Cepheid Xpert CT/NG assays have now been cleared for use in throat and rectum samples.
The QiaStat-Dx system will now be commercially available in the US along with a panel that detects more than 20 respiratory viral and bacterial pathogens.
The firm said that its HSV and varicella-zoster virus assay delivers answers for related herpes conditions in about an hour.
Roche said that the test aids clinicians in accelerating tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment by detecting resistance to the antibiotics rifampicin and isoniazid.
The PCR-based test is designed to detect 47 antibiotic resistance genes in less than three hours from bacterial isolates to help guide treatment decisions.
The next-generation sequencing assay is intended for use in identifying patients with ROS1, NTRK1-3, and ALK gene fusions in advanced solid tumors.
The firm said that its nucleic acid amplification test provides viral load measurements of HIV type 1 groups M/N and O, and HIV-2 within 70 minutes
The firm said that its point-of-care test delivers laboratory-quality results in about 30 minutes and could be used in the home and other settings.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.