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News on clinical chemistry systems and applications.

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.

The firm also reaffirmed its previous guidance of 10 percent growth for fiscal 2019.

A study suggests people with the ApoE e4 genotype may be more likely to have severe COVID-19 than those with other genotypes, the Guardian says.

New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are searching for a genetic reason for why some people, but not others, become gravely ill with COVID-19, the Detroit Free Press reports.

In PNAS this week: forward genetics-base analysis of retinal development, interactions of T cell receptors with neoantigens in colorectal cancer, and more.