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The firms originally inked the agreement in 2015 and have now extended it until 2025.

The issue, discovered in late October, affected TMB reporting for up to 800 FoundationOne CDx tests during a short period of time and was quickly resolved.

The court cited previous US Supreme Court rulings, including Mayo vs. Prometheus, in determining that certain claims of Illumina's patents were invalid.

There were more mergers and acquisitions in the omics space in 2018, reversing the decline experienced in 2017.

By achieving certification for the assay, called PredictSure IBD, the Cambridge, UK-based firm can sell it for clinical use across Europe.

The CDx, which will include the detection of activating FGFR2 fusions, is expected to be incorporated into Foundation Medicine's FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx assay.

Simulated population data suggests that the lifetime risk of cervical cancer is lower for women who stop screening after a negative DNA test for oncogenic HPV.

Roche said at the AMP annual meeting that it plans to commercialize the system in Europe with CE IVD marking for clinical applications and in the US with a 510(k) exemption.

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