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The firm's reagents and disposables business was the biggest gainer, with a 12 percent revenue increase in the quarter. 

Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics' one-step reagent for sample collection and transport enhanced M. tuberculosis detection on the Xpert MTB/RIF assay.

The GenomeWeb Index fell half a percent in June, underperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but far outpacing the Nasdaq and Nasdaq Biotech Index.

The test was previously approved to detect and differentiate carbapenemase genes from bacterial isolates, and now has an expanded claim for testing directly from rectal swabs. 

Prequalification now enables procurement in numerous countries within sub-Saharan Africa that have regulations requiring this type of oversight.

Leveraging technology it developed with Self-screen, Qiagen's test can be used with clinician-collected and self-collected samples.

OpGen will add a commercial data visualization portal to its CLIA testing service and launch an integrated product and services offering this year.

Using the Cepheid Carba-R test, researchers at four sites demonstrated high positive and negative predictive values. 

ISS astronauts will soon begin testing the Oxford Nanopore MinIon and two PCR platforms while researchers on Earth continue to evaluate microarrays for use in space.

The firm postponed the launch to enhance Omni's capabilities, in the meantime focusing on opportunities in near-patient testing for its GeneXpert system.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.