Prodesse Dx Focus: Precision Therapeutics, Med BioGene LungExpress Dx; Hologic Prodesse ProGastro SSCS Premium Precision Therapeutics and Med BioGene said this week that Precision has successfully completed previously announced clinical studies validating the use of LungExpress Dx with tissue preserved by RNAlater, a molecular fixative. Gen-Probe to Add Real-Time PCR Capability to Next-Gen Panther MDx Platform Premium By Ben Butkus Dx Focus Dec 9, 2010: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Gen-Probe's Prodesse ProAdeno+ assay; Myconostica's MycAssay Aspergillus test; Warnex launches Septin9 test in Canada. Gen-Probe Gets FDA OK for Human Adenovirus Test It is the third Prodesse product cleared by FDA since Gen-Probe acquired the firm a little more than a year ago. Dx Focus Jul 29, 2010: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Gen-Probe's Prodesse ProFast+ flu assay; Diatherix's STD and herpes diagnostic panels; Mira Dx's PreOvar test for ovarian cancer risk; Seegene's MagicPlex Sepsis and Anyplex MDR-TB assays. Jul 26, 2010 FDA Clears Prodesse MDx Test for Three Influenza A Virus Subtypes May 13, 2010 IQuum 'Lab-in-a-Tube' PCR Test for H1N1 Flu Gets FDA Emergency Use OK Premium Dec 31, 2009 JCM Studies Suggest Viral Variants Confound PCR-based Influenza A, H1N1 Tests Premium Dec 3, 2009 Dx Focus: Clinical and Regulatory PCR News Premium Nov 25, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for Parainfluenza Virus Assay Nov 12, 2009 EU Clears Prodesse’s H1N1 Test Oct 29, 2009 Gen-Probe Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Flu Test Oct 7, 2009 Gen-Probe to Acquire Prodesse for at Least $60M Sep 23, 2009 Prodesse, Cepheid Set Distribution Pact Aug 24, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for H1N1 Claims for Assay Aug 7, 2009 CDC Researchers Find Low Sensitivity for Rapid Flu Tests, Urge Use of rRT-PCR Jul 1, 2009 Prodesse Licenses Multiplexing, Molecular Detection Patents from Abbott Jun 8, 2009 Dx Firms Comply with FDA Instructions on Swine Flu Test Marketing Apr 17, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for C. Difficile Assay Breaking News IV BioHoldings Partners With P4 Diagnostix, Unveils 'Bio Innovation Studio' Polynesian Island Population History Revealed From Present-Day Human Genomes Aviv Scientific Closes $40M Series B Financing Round Roche Nabs CE Mark for Three Cobas Respiratory Test Panels Hexagon Bio Raises $61M in Private Financing Round GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing The Scan Not Yet a Permanent One NPR says the lack of a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner has "flummoxed" public health officials. Unfair Targeting Technology Review writes that a new report says the US has been unfairly targeting Chinese and Chinese-American individuals in economic espionage cases. Limited Rapid Testing The New York Times wonders why rapid tests for COVID-19 are not widely available in the US. Genome Research Papers on IPAFinder, Structural Variant Expression Effects, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Markers In Genome Research this week: IPAFinder method to detect intronic polyadenylation, influence of structural variants on gene expression, and more.