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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.

Total revenues were $144.8 million, a 13 percent increase on a constant currency basis, and beating the average analysts' estimate of $140.2 million.

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A new study catalogues the genome and evolutionary history of the oak family, UPI reports.

Dog DNA testing is a growing market, but there's still a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of the results, the Boston Globe says.

A University of South Florida researcher is testing bone fragments to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart.

In Cell this week: antisense Piwi-interacting RNA responses to endogenous retroviruses, proteomic patterns in hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.