BioReference Laboratories Opko Health Q3 Revenues Fall 10 Percent Despite decreases in COVID-19 testing volume, the firm saw an increase in clinical and genomic test revenue. BioReference Labs Acquires US Ariosa Lab NIPT Business From Roche The business will complement BioReference's specialty health division GenPath, which offers a noninvasive prenatal screening test. Increased Testing Revenues Boost Opko Health Q2 Revenues 47 Percent The firm saw increases in SARS-CoV-2, clinical, and genomic testing and processed approximately 2.8 million COVID-19 PCR tests. Opko Health Q1 Revenues More Than Double Due to COVID-19 Test Demand The company reported revenues of $545.2 million compared to $211.5 million in the year-ago quarter, primarily driven by COVID-19 testing. BioReference Labs Inks Deal to Provide Rapid PCR, Point-of-Care COVID-19 Testing for MLB The firm is using Mesa Biotech's Accula system for the testing, beginning Thursday, the start of the 2021 MLB season. Feb 18, 2021 Opko Health Q4 Revenues More Than Double Thanks to COVID-19 Testing Dec 20, 2020 How Will Labs Use Expanded Molecular Testing Capacities Post-COVID-19? Premium Oct 30, 2020 Opko Health Q3 Revenues Up 87 Percent Aug 12, 2020 GeneDx Inks Neonatal Genomic Services Deal With Pediatrix Medical Group Mar 14, 2020 Trump Administration Highlights Role of Private Sector in Effort to Increase Coronavirus Testing Mar 13, 2020 BioReference Partners With NY State to Provide Drive-Through SARS-CoV-2 Testing Mar 5, 2020 Commercial Labs Step up Coronavirus Test Efforts After FDA Guidance Dec 6, 2019 Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Transplant Genomics, Opko Health Apr 3, 2019 NIPT Laboratories Don't Follow All ACMG Recommendations for Reporting, Patient Education Aug 28, 2018 BioReference Labs' GenPath to Participate in NCI-MATCH Jun 22, 2018 Some Stakeholders Not on Board With Draft Bill on New Dx Regulatory Framework Premium Jan 12, 2018 GeneDx, Radboud UMC Collaborate on Research Into Neurodevelopmental Disorders Nov 22, 2017 Longstanding Genetic Testing Website GeneTests Closing Sep 19, 2017 BioReference, The Garage Form Alliance to Advance Patient Care Jun 7, 2017 UC Health to Have Expanded Access to GeneDx Tests Apr 24, 2017 Diaceutics Inks Deal for BioReference Labs Dx Data Jan 10, 2017 Natera Terminates Bio-Reference Labs NIPT Distribution Agreement Jan 4, 2017 Genetic Testing Firms Establish NIPT Advocacy Organization Jan 4, 2017 Natera Files Suit Against Bio-Reference Laboratories for Breach of Contract Nov 7, 2016 Opko Q3 Revenues Up 108 Percent on Strength of BioReference Sales Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.