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The company said that in the second half of 2020, its core business, excluding COVID-19 clinical reagents and testing revenues, remained resilient despite lockdowns.
The firm said that its core business, excluding COVID-19 clinical testing revenues, returned to positive organic growth in the quarter.
DNA Genotek's devices are used with SARS-CoV-2 tests from Clinical Reference Laboratory and P23 Labs, while Clinical Enterprises' kit is offered by Eurofins.
The RT-PCR-based test may only be performed by Framingham, Massachusetts-based BHD, which is a subsidiary of Eurofins Scientific.
The multiplex RT-PCR test simultaneously detects two target sequences inside the SARS-CoV-2 N gene, providing results in about two hours.
The assay is a real-time RT-PCR test designed for the qualitative detection of specific sequences of the SARS-CoV-2 N gene in respiratory specimens.
The RT-qPCR test was made available last week after validation in accordance with the US Food and Drug Administration's Emergency Use Authorization guidance.
The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.
According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.
The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.
In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.