Clinical Chemistry News on clinical chemistry systems and applications. Abbott Focusing on Base Business Recovery, but COVID-19 Testing Remains Crucial Revenue Source Premium The company is working to expand the test menus on its instruments and capitalizing on new placements to gain further market share. Quidel to Acquire Ortho Clinical Diagnostics for $6B The firms expect the deal will lead to cost synergies of $90 million by end of year three, and revenue synergies greater than $100 million by 2025. Abbott Q3 Diagnostics Revenues Rise 48 Percent on Core Lab, Rapid Diagnostics Sales Growth The firm said its global COVID-19 testing-related sales were $1.9 billion in the third quarter, while its Rapid Diagnostics revenues rose 145 percent year over year. Ochsner Health Integrating ActX Genomic Decision Support to Pilot Cancer PGx Project The ActX platform will allow physicians to check drug-gene interactions in real time in the EHR workflow against the therapies cancer patients are prescribed. Baebies Awarded up to $11.6M in CARB-X Funding for Neonatal Sepsis Test The rapid, point-of-care test is being developed to run on the Durham, North Carolina-based company's Finder digital microfluidics instrument. Oct 14, 2020 PerkinElmer to Provide Testing for BioMarin Program in Mexico Aug 5, 2020 NeuMoDx Molecular Receives CE Mark for Quantitative BK Viral Assay Mar 25, 2020 Sentinel Diagnostics Looks to Expand Global Influence With SARS-CoV-2 Test Dec 6, 2019 Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Transplant Genomics, Opko Health Jul 17, 2019 Abbott Q2 Diagnostics Revenues Rise 2 Percent, MDx Revenues Down 12 Percent Apr 17, 2019 Abbott Q1 Diagnostics Revenues Flat Jan 17, 2019 BD Preliminary Fiscal Q1 Revenues Up 35 Percent on Continued Bard Boost Nov 8, 2018 Meridian Bioscience Q4 Revenues Grow 7 Percent Oct 17, 2018 Abbott Q3 Dx Business Grows 43 Percent Jul 31, 2018 Meridian Bioscience Q3 Revenues Grow 3 Percent Jul 18, 2018 Abbott Q2 Organic Dx Revenues Rise 7 Percent Driven by Core Lab, MDx Sales May 14, 2018 Siemens Healthineers Eyes New Opportunities for Molecular Segment as Dx Business Coalesces Post-IPO Apr 26, 2018 Roche Q1 Diagnostics Revenues Rise 5 Percent, Liat Sales Surge Feb 23, 2018 Studies Suggest Challenges Remain for Dried Blood Spot Protein Assays Premium Feb 15, 2018 Dutch Researchers Develop Mass Spec Test for Multiple Myeloma Premium Feb 14, 2018 Industry Pros Suggest Proteomic Dx Technology Ready for Routine Application Premium Feb 1, 2018 Roche Diagnostics 2017 Revenues Rise 5 Percent Boosted by Immunodiagnostics, Tissue Dx Growth Jan 30, 2018 Life Sciences, Diagnostics Drive Danaher Q4 Revenues Up 11 Percent Nov 2, 2017 Bio-Rad Q3 Revenues Grow 5 Percent Oct 9, 2017 Novilytic Using $1.5M SBIR Grant to Develop Immunoenrichment Tech for Clinical Mass Spec Premium Load More Breaking News Simple HealthKit Raises $8M in Series A Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Quantum-Si Layoffs, UBS Coverage Initiations, More LumiraDx Secures FDA Emergency Use Authorization, UK Approval for COVID-19, Flu Test Rarity Bioscience Raises Additional €500,000 Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds The Scan UK Team Presents Genetic, Epigenetic Sequencing Method Using enzymatic DNA preparation steps, researchers in Nature Biotechnology develop a strategy for sequencing DNA, along with 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, on existing sequencers. DNA Biobank Developed for French Kidney Donors, Recipients The KiT-GENIE biobank described in the European Journal of Human Genetics contains DNA samples, genotyping profiles, immune patterns, and clinical features for thousands of kidney donors or transplant recipients in Nantes, France. Cardiometabolic Disease May Have Distinct Associations With Microbial Metabolites in Blood, Gut By analyzing gut microbes in combination with related metabolites in feces and blood, researchers in Nature Communications found distinct cardiometabolic disease relationships at each site. Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency.