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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Quidel said after the close of the market Tuesday that second quarter revenues rose 6 percent to $31.5 million compared to $29.7 million in the second quarter of 2013.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Wells Fargo Securities today initiated coverage of Cepheid with an Outperform rating, Qiagen with a Market Perform rating, and Quidel also with a Market Perform rating.

Quidel said this week that it has received de novo clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its Lyra Direct HSV 1+2/VZV multiplex real-time assay.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Quidel said today after the close of the market that it has received de novo clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its Lyra Direct HSV 1+2/VZV multiplex real-time assay.

Roche said this week that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved Roche's Cobas HPV test for use as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women 25 years and older.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Quidel said after the close of the market Wednesday that first quarter revenues fell 26 percent to $46.7 million from $62.7 million in Q1 2013.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Quidel said today that it has received de novo clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its Lyra Direct Strep multiplex real-time PCR assay.

Quidel said last week that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for its AmpliVue HSV 1+2 assay for the differentiation of herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quidel announced after the close of the market on Thursday the 510(k) clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration of the company's AmpliVue HSV 1+2 Assay for differentiating and detecting herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2.

Packaging isothermal PCR reagents in blisters and using lateral flow detection, researchers at Boston University hope to develop a low-cost, disposable assay for Bordetella pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.

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Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.