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News on clinical chemistry systems and applications.

The viral assay, developed with Sentinel Diagnostics, improves the ability to monitor viral loads in critical organ transplant populations for the clinical management of infection.

The company, known for clinical chemistry and molecular biology diagnostic kits, is currently working on two test kits for SARS-CoV-2.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

 

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

Within the diagnostics business, Abbott's core laboratory sales grew 4 percent but its other diagnostic segments were down year over year.

Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.

Oct
01
Sponsored by
Adaptive Biotechnologies

T cells are the adaptive immune system’s first responders to any virus, circulating in the blood to detect and quickly multiply to attack the virus, and also support the development of antibodies by B cells. 

Oct
21
Sponsored by
Roche

Target enrichment has been a major driver behind the clinical adoption of next-generation sequencing (NGS) over the last decade because it simplifies analysis and provides a cost-effective method of massive parallel resequencing. It has not only replaced Sanger sequencing, but it is actively dispensing the need for parallel copy number variant (CNV) analysis using classic techniques.