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The company also said it has closed a new $25 million debt facility, and will use the proceeds to retire outstanding debt and bolster the launch of AlloSure.

CareDx's CareDx Pty subsidiary said it will pay up to $735,000 to Conexio as a percentage of revenues from products acquired in the deal. 

Tests sold by Veracyte, CareDx, Biodesix, Genomic Health, BioTheranostics, and fetal aneuploidy trisomy risk testing will see improved rates from earlier proposals.

The firm saw a 6 percent boost year over year in test volumes for its AlloMap non-invasive blood test for heart transplant patients.

Horizon will supply cell-free DNA-based molecular reference standards for inclusion in CareDx’s cfDNA testing workflows for the monitoring of transplanted organ rejection.

CMS final pricing for a number of CPT codes brings positive news for various gene sequencing procedures and multi-analyte algorithm assays.

The company had previously said it intended to use the proceeds to continue its development of its solid organ transplant diagnostic AlloSure. 

The company has priced the shares at $4, and said it plans to use the proceeds to fund the continuing development of its AlloSure transplant diagnostic.

As LDT developers await an FDA decision on potential new regulations and grapple with reimbursement issues, investors may be unwilling to deal with the uncertainty.   

The company said it achieved record volumes for its AlloMap non-invasive blood test for heart transplant patients.

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