Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The CE-marked test enables health professionals to distinguish between HIV-1 and HIV-2, and runs on the fully automated Cobas 6800/8800 systems.

With choice, real-time interpretation, low pricing, and education, Helix believes it may have cracked the formula for integrating genomics into people's daily lives.

The company will use the proceeds to support development of its liquid biopsy tests and the launch of its lung cancer test in the second half of this year.

NeoGenomics' clinical genetic testing revenues were up 7 percent year over year, as the number of genetic tests completed increased by 16 percent.

On a conference call, the firm's CEO said that it and other industry players are pushing to postpone implementation of PAMA to no earlier than July 1, 2018. 

The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.