The firm's diagnostics division was up 4 percent. Molecular diagnostics grew 7 percent, cytology & perinatal was flat, and blood screening was down 2 percent.
The Cobas HPV Test is now approved for use as a primary screening test with BD's SurePath and Hologic's ThinPrep PreservCyt Solution.
A team of researchers in Japan used a noninvasive prenatal testing platform to detect copy number alterations in about 20 percent of gynecological cancers they tested.
One woman affected by Ireland's cervical cancer scandal has settled with the Irish health service and US-based Quest Diagnostics.
Significantly fewer women screened with HPV testing alone had high-grade pathologies four years later compared to those receiving cytology testing.
Physicians can now use the Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay to identify cervical cancer patients who may benefit from the anti-PD1 immunotherapy.
IncellDx HPV OncoTect 3Dx system combines the quantification of oncogene mRNA overexpression, proliferation, and aneuploidy in one high-throughput assay, according to the firm.
BGI is also developing sequencing-based self-sampling assays for pharmacogenomics and hereditary cancer testing.
With only one test FDA-approved for primary hrHPV screening, groups express concern about feasibility of moving away from co-testing
In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.
Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.
In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.