Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The study is part of an effort to drive health plan coverage for Exosome's ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore prostate cancer test.

The alliance will combine the two firms' technologies and know-how to provide doctors with insights into patients' health status.

The company's PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx diagnostic can now be used in cases of urothelial carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Ampath will be one of the first laboratories in South Africa to offer a CE-IVD accredited noninvasive prenatal testing center and will act as a hub for such services.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.