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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.