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An OpenArray panel designed to simultaneously test for 17 viruses and 13 bacteria and protozoa was able to detect pathogens from human blood donor samples with an accuracy of about 95 percent.

The companies will use their respective technologies to develop multiplex molecular diagnostic panels for laboratory testing.

Under the terms of the deal, IQuity's autoimmune disease diagnostics will be made available through Diatherix's CLIA-certified clinical laboratory.

The provider of multiplex diagnostics services and solutions will work with VUMC to develop infectious disease assays with a particular focus on pediatric patients.

Diatherix and Color Genomics now carry both CLIA certification and CAP accreditation.

The acquisition expands the firm's specialty clinical diagnostics footprint.

Enrichment prior to amplification better enables studies of non-coding regions and epigenetic analyses, according to Ubiquity's founder.

The contract is to further the company's work to develop methodologies aimed at Francisella tularensis, Escherichia coli, and Babesia microti.

Diatherix Laboratories, an independent CLIA-certified clinical laboratory providing multiplex molecular diagnostic services, said this week that it recently acquired from Qiagen the patent to target-enriched multiplexing, or TEM, PCR — a patent that Diatherix previously licensed

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Diatherix Laboratories today announced it has acquired from Qiagen a patent covering technology for rapidly identifying multiple infectious disease organisms.

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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.