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The firm said that its molecular diagnostics sales growth in the quarter was negatively impacted by non-governmental organization purchasing patterns in Africa.

The test could potentially enable labs to bring resistance testing in house, rather than send testing out to Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory.

The iC-GN Assay detects target DNA and identifies gram-negative organisms associated with gram-negative bacteremia, and three antibiotic-resistance markers. 

The latest NYS Department of Health approval expands the company's CT/NG testing to samples from multiple relevant body sites.

The award will help fund development of the firm's "ksim" algorithm to determine infection relatedness in suspected hospital-acquired infection outbreaks.

One BioMed was spun out of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research to  develop a point-of-care diagnostic platform for infectious disease.

Nasdaq told the company that its shares have failed to meet a minimum $1 per share closing price for 30 consecutive days and may face delisting action.

The project, called Seq&Treat, will be implemented in Brazil, China, Georgia, India, and South Africa starting in October.

Zef Scientific will distribute PathogenDx's molecular pathogen detection platform for cannabis, hemp, agriculture, and food safety applications.

The test uses unique PCR chemistries as well as a streamlined sample prep method to detect resistance mutations without DNA extraction.

The firm said its assay is a real-time qPCR test for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus DNA in nasal swabs.

The firm's CEO said it is continuing to develop its distributor network to make its tests available in centralized and decentralized settings globally.

iCubate said that it now has a comprehensive solution within European markets for the detection of bloodstream bacteria and important resistance markers.

The Frederick, Maryland-based firm has received regulatory clearance for a multiplexed array-based assay after more than 15 years in development.

The closure has no impact on the firm's other Los Gatos location, the original home of GeneWeave Biosciences, which Roche acquired in 2015 for up to $425 million.

The tests run on the firm's sample-to-result automated molecular diagnostics instruments designed for use by high-volume labs.

The funding will be used to purchase research equipment supporting the development of a personalized approach to infectious disease treatment.

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Biohub will help implement metagenomic sequencing for infectious disease projects in 10 countries.

Stakeholders discussed last year's decision by Palmetto to deny coverage for large respiratory panels and discussed the way forward for test developers and labs.

SpeeDx said it will work with GlaxoSmithKline on tests to support its antibiotic clinical trials, as well as its new product development efforts.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.