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In its first quarter operating as a public company, the Seattle-based immune sequencing firm more than tripled development revenues and grew sequencing revenues.

The firm offered more than 2.7 million shares of its common stock, including 356,435 shares to its underwriters pursuant to an option to purchase additional shares.

The Cancer Journal documented 25 cases where inappropriate tests were ordered, variants were interpreted incorrectly, and wrong results were reported to patients. 

The firm it plans to offer from time to time units of its common stock, preferred stock, one or more debt securities, warrants, or rights to such securities in one or more series.

The company missed the analysts' average estimates on the top and bottom lines, but it raised its full-year 2019 revenue guidance.

Buoyed by a 26 percent increase in test volume, the firm's revenues were $1.2 million for the quarter, compared to $822,000 last year.

Among the claims, NeuMoDx has alleged that BD was kept up to date on the firm's technology as it was developed and that one of the patents was duplicitously expanded by BD.

Researchers developed a microfluidic device that combines antibody-based cell capture and disulfide cleavage for downstream microRNA detection.

The company is delaying the publication of its business and financial update for the first half of 2019 to allow for an ongoing review by its auditors.

The firm said its platform provides sample-to-answer results for two of the most frequently tested sexually transmitted infections, enabling rapid testing and treatment.

The company said it is pushing to begin simultaneous clinical trials for multiple small panel-based tests for its sample-to-answer Savanna platform.

The group believes that being able to track ctDNA changes down to the lowest possible levels may be necessary for liquid biopsy to monitor treatment in early-stage cancers.

Illumina plans to upgrade all its NIPT customers to version 2 of its VeriSeq solution over the next year.

The firm expects to use proceeds from the offering to expand its life sciences commercial operations, and improve and update its Simoa technology and instruments, among other initiatives.

The firm experienced a 30 percent jump in sales of immunoassays, attributed in part to a $6.2 million increase in influenza revenues year-over-year.

NantHealth's net loss fell by 37 percent, to $14.7 million, as revenue from software-related revenue jumped by 23 percent while expenses fell.

The company is forging ahead with its Signatera liquid biopsy circulating tumor DNA minimal residual disease (MRD) test and Prospera transplant assessment assay.

The company is on track to submit Guardant360 to the FDA in the third quarter, but also expects to see pan-cancer reimbursement much sooner.

The firm will begin a verification study later this month using its cell-sorting platform and molecular analysis tool on patients with a pelvic mass scheduled for surgery.

The company expects the rollout of more reliable, user-friendly platforms will increase instrument usage among a substantial segment of its customer base.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.