bacterial vaginosis Researchers Assemble Comprehensive Vaginal Microbiome Gene Catalog The comprehensive human vaginal gene catalog includes 950,000 non-redundant genes, and is functionally and taxonomically annotated. uBiome Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Assets for Sale The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months. FDA Clears Two Hologic Vaginitis Assays The Aptima BV test detects bacterial vaginosis and the Aptima CV/TV detects and differentiates candida infections from trichomonas. Enzo Biochem Lands NYS Approval for Bacterial Vaginosis Test The test is performed on the company's AmpiProbe platform, and the approval expands Enzo's offering of infectious disease tests in New York. Study Shows Potential of Thermo Fisher OpenArray qPCR Platform in Multiplexed Blood Screening Premium An OpenArray panel designed to simultaneously test for 17 viruses and 13 bacteria and protozoa was able to detect pathogens from human blood donor samples with an accuracy of about 95 percent. Dec 22, 2016 Aeon Clinical Labs Launches Women's Health Panel as Part of Genetic Testing Expansion Premium Nov 3, 2016 Becton Dickinson Strengthens Position in Women's Health, STI Testing With New FDA Approvals Premium May 13, 2016 Becton Dickinson Gets CE Mark for Vaginal Pathogen Panel Mar 27, 2015 Italian Researchers Publish Array Method to Profile Vaginal Microbiome, Gauge Treatment Response Premium Aug 4, 2011 Dx Focus Aug 4, 2011: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Sep 28, 2010 Univ. of Illinois Teams with Mayo, JCVI on Preterm Birth Predictors Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.