The company recently published a clinical study showing the test could distinguish between bacterial and viral infections with an area under the curve of .94.
Though cancer experts noted many tests under MEDCAC review were developed to be predictive of treatment response, CMS maintained the meeting's focus on the prognostic context.
The method detected differences in the vaginal microbiome that matched up with patients' clinical diagnoses of vaginosis, and also their response to antibiotic treatment.
The NBSeq project will involve exome sequencing on some 1,600 newborn blood spot samples.
Emory's Madhuri Hegde presented two cases that illustrate how researchers can initially be led astray in their initial interpretation of exome data.
In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.
Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.
A new analysis indicates that the Ebola virus behind the current West African outbreak is mutating at about the same rate as other Ebola viruses.
With the launch of Scott Kelly into space today, the study of him and his earthbound brother to disentangle the effects of life in space from the effects of genetics kicks off.