Chlamydia trachomatis Becton Dickinson High-Throughput MDx Module, Triplex STI Test Get FDA 510(k)Clearance Along with a sample prep module, the BD Cor MX module is capable of delivering as many as 1,000 sample results in 24 hours. BD Gets CE Mark, Australian Regulatory Approval for New Cor MX Instrument The new MX instrument, which is based on the firm's BD Max PCR instrument, is the final component of the high-throughput BD Cor system. STIs Reached Record Highs, Then COVID-19 Hit. Test Makers Now Ponder What's Next Premium As the pandemic continues to play out, test developers aren't sure how it will impact STIs and their work around developing and manufacturing tests. Visby Medical Anticipates Rapid Uptake of Handheld PCR Test for STIs Premium The firm received clearance and CLIA waiver for a 30-minute point-of-care PCR assay for three common STIs earlier this week. Visby Medical Obtains FDA 510(k), CLIA Waiver for Multiplex STI Test Using Handheld PCR Device The CLIA waiver enables clinicians to run a 30-minute multiplex test for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas during a patient's visit. Mar 30, 2021 Binx Health Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Test CLIA Waived Feb 11, 2020 New York State Approves Enzo Biochem STI Tests on GenFlex Platform Nov 19, 2019 Rheonix Submits MDx System, Triplex Sexually Transmitted Infections Test to FDA Jul 11, 2019 Enzo Biochem Gets NY Approval for Oral, Rectal CT/NG Test; Updates Lab Business Models Mar 19, 2019 Abbott Receives CE Mark for Alinity Molecular Diagnostics System, Assays Aug 15, 2018 NeuMoDx Enters High-Volume MDx Instrument Market Premium Apr 16, 2018 FDA Clears Roche CT/NG Assay for 6800, 8800 Systems Aug 15, 2017 Innovate UK Awards Atlas Genetics £2M Grant for Rapid Diagnostic Platform Jan 23, 2017 Atlas Genetics Raises $35M in Series D Fundraising Feb 25, 2016 Genomic Study Suggests Overlap Between Chlamydia in Eye, Genital Infections in Australia Dec 5, 2013 Dx Focus: BD Max StaphSR Assay; Roche Cobas CT/NG v2.0 Test Premium Dec 5, 2013 Simultaneous RNA-seq of Host and Bacterial Invader Offer Glimpse into Disease Processes Dec 4, 2013 Roche Gets FDA OK for Four Specimen Types in CT/NG Testing Jun 6, 2013 Recent Studies Demonstrate Bio-Rad Droplet Digital PCR for Diverse Array of Applications Premium Apr 2, 2013 Antibody Separation Method Allows UK Team to Sequence Whole Chlamydia Genomes from Discarded Dx Samples Premium Mar 14, 2013 On Heels of FDA Approval, Cepheid's Xpert CT/NG Test Performs Well in Multi-Center Clinical Study Premium Nov 13, 2012 PerkinElmer Dives Into Chinese MDx Market with Shanghai Haoyuan Acquisition Jun 14, 2012 Team Developing Network Biosystems MDx Platform for Biothreat Testing Under Five-Year NIH Grant Premium Breaking News 23andMe Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 14 Percent Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells CorePath Laboratories, Cizzle Biotechnology Partner on Lung Cancer Blood Test Becton Dickinson Gets CE-IVD Mark for High-Throughput COVID/Flu PCR Test The Scan Billion-Dollar Diversity Initiative The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is now accepting applications for its new $1.5 billion initiative to boost the diversity of the scientific workforce. Biotech Co-Founder Arrested A co-founder of a Los Angeles-based biotech company has been arrested in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, according to Endpoint News. Return of the Tasmanian Tiger The Washington Post reports that a team in Australia is working to bring the thylacine back from extinction. Nature Papers on Genome of Individual From Pompeii, CircRNA Study Best Practices, More In Nature this week: first sequenced genome of a person from Pompeii, best practice guidelines for circRNA studies, and more.