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The firm's technology can perform in-droplet centrifugation, 10-second cell lysis, and sound wave-based PCR on the surface of an inexpensive polymer chip.

The British molecular diagnostics firm recently completely a redesign of its point-of-care system, called Q-POC, and is planning to seek a CE-IVD mark for the device later this year.

Researchers profiled cervical microbe communities in relation to HPV, HIV, and cervical cytology status, identifying microbial shifts in high-grade lesions and HIV-positive cases.

The firms said that HuaSin obtained exclusive rights to develop a fully automated HPV genotyping assay platform that uses Genomica’s technology.

The companies have signed a licensing agreement related to bioinformatics tools to enable antimicrobial resistance research.

Researchers used genomic, transcriptomic, and virulence data on thousands of Streptococcus pyogenes strains to identify features influencing infections.

The Polish company recently received 9 million Polish złoty ($2.4 million) from the country's National Center for Research and Development to support its activities.

Many variants that became more prevalent in different rabbit populations after viral exposure were associated with immune system functions, a new study suggests.

OmniVis is developing the assay for cholera detection in environmental samples while the lab that created it is working toward a paper-based HIV test.

While the study showed initial promise, further work will be necessary to clarify its performance for various clinical indications.

The assay's CE marking permits its use for the early diagnosis of HIV-1 in infants and for measuring viral load and disease progression using dried blood spot samples.

Cardiac immunoassays paced revenue growth in Q4. The firm also saw an 88 percent jump in total revenues for 2018, supported by 43 percent growth in molecular diagnostics. 

As part of the Human Vaccines Project, researchers sequenced samples from three adults and three infants to identify sets of shared and unique circulating B cell receptors.

The assay, which uses the Bioneer ExiStation molecular diagnostics instrument, was also recently registered for purchase by the Global Fund.

The new grant from Innovate UK will fund development of a sample preparation system to support POC infectious disease pathogen detection.

New funding will support genome-wide studies to uncover loci conferring immunity to a live-attenuated Plasmodium vaccine.

The assay is designed to detect ribosomal RNA from four clinically relevant Babesia species and runs on the company's Procleix Panther system.

The firm used about $38.8 million on Feb. 1 to repay all outstanding principal, interest, related fees, and other obligations under an existing loan agreement.

The kit, which was launched today, leverages real-time RT-PCR technology to detect and quantify hepatitis C virus-specific RNA with genotypes 1 to 6.

BioMérieux will adapt Invisible Sentinel's Veriflow DNA signature capturing technology on its Gene-Up system for food pathogen detection.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.