The distribution deal comes less than a month after the firm announced that the FDA cleared for marketing the revogene instrument along with the GenePOC GBS LB assay.
The firm said that the RealTime CMV test is the only commercially available cytomegalovirus that can amplify two select regions of the CMV genome.
The test, designed to simultaneously detect diarrhea-causing enteric viruses using DNA extracted from a stool sample, includes norovirus GI, norovirus GII, and others.
The collaboration will leverage DiaSorin's Liaion MDX PCR system, and Tecan's Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution to provide users a complete sample-to-result system.
Researchers used whole-genome sequencing and droplet digital PCR to get a close-up look at how copy number in rDNA affects cellular function in cancer.
Great Basin plans to use the proceeds for R&D, sales and marketing expenses, the redemption of certain notes, and general corporate purposes.
The test is the first to be approved for the company's second-generation molecular detection system, but can also be run using the first-generation system alongside other existing assays.
The agreement with Mexico's agriculture department covers studies to evaluate molecular detection assays for bovine TB, as well as studies on zoonotic TB diagnosis.
The company had previously said it expected to raise $3.5 million through the public offering of units.
The clinical diagnostics company will use the funds to invest in a new UK-based manufacturing facility and to accelerate global growth.
GeneStrat is a blood-based test using a droplet digital PCR platform that detects mutations relevant to patient treatment in non-small cell lung cancer.
Clinicians say they are using blood-based tests for patients who can't be biopsied as a way to get test results sooner, but implementing tests smartly and appropriately remains a challenge.
The companies will combine OpGen's Acuitas Rapid Test for Pathogen ID and Thermo Fisher's new mid-throughput real-time PCR system.
An OpenArray panel designed to simultaneously test for 17 viruses and 13 bacteria and protozoa was able to detect pathogens from human blood donor samples with an accuracy of about 95 percent.
The company will work with USC researchers in a year-long study aimed at assessing the clinical utility of EntroGen's PCR-based liquid biopsy test for EGFR mutations.
Positive Bioscience will offer Biodesix's liquid biopsy tests for non-small cell lung cancer in India.
Some aspects of testing practice seem clear, while others present significant challenges for clinicians, according to discussions at the recent ASCO meeting.
The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.
The deal covers SpeeDx's PlexPCR and ResistancePlus multiplex real-time PCR diagnostic products in certain European nations.
The kit was previously approved by FDA for use on Qiagen's Rotor-Gene Q real-time PCR platform, which is one component of the automated QiaSymphony platform.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.