The PCR-based test can simultaneously detect for the Zika virus, all serotypes of the dengue virus, the chikungunya virus, the West Nile virus, and a host gene.
The sales decline was largely due to a slowdown in productivity related to the recent launch of the company's global enterprise resource planning system in Western Europe.
Bio-Rad claims that 10x Genomics infringes on patents it holds related to emulsion formation in microfluidics chips.
Investigators using droplet digital PCR methods are following cell-free tumor DNA in the blood, looking for patterns coinciding with immunotherapy treatment outcomes.
The firm recently released two droplet digital PCR-based assays that can characterize edits generated by CRISPR-Cas9 or other genome editing tools.
The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.
Sales in the life science segment grew 5 percent due in part to sales of the firm's Digital Droplet PCR system and reagents.
The legal battle began last fall when LabCorp subsidiary Esoterix and Johns Hopkins University sued Myriad alleging infringement of four patents.
The firm's topline performance for the full year was also higher than previous guidance provided by the company and analyst estimates.
A jury in Northern California has found that Sanford Wadler was wrongfully terminated and awarded him back pay and punitive damages.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.