Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The trial will evaluate a single CTC analysis pipeline that incorporates cell enumeration and isolation systems from Menarini-Silicon Biosystems.

Payors say online, automated systems will bring standardization and efficiency to prior authorizations, but doctors and labs are uncertain about the impact on patient care.

The company said it would use the proceeds of the offering to promote its genetic tests and services, among other things.

Vela said that the Sentosa SQ HIV genotyping assay delivers clinical results with reduced hands-on and turnaround time compared to competitors.

LabCorp will serve as exclusive distributor for OmniSeq's cancer assays and will participate in its Series B financing round.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.