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Trichomonas is a nonviral sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with the protozoan parasite Trichomonas vaginalis.

Danaher said that it expects the acquisition to be accretive to earnings in the fifth full year post acquisition.

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. 

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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.