The test is the third in the firm's line of infectious disease assays, which also includes tests for meningococcus and Group B Strep.
The assay uses loop-mediated isothermal amplification to directly detect Streptococcus agalactiae infection, a common cause of neonatal meningitis.
In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.
The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.
A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.
Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.