cytomegalovirus Hologic Nabs FDA Approval for Quantitative Cytomegalovirus Test The test runs on Hologic's Panther system and is intended to be used for post-transplant pathogen detection and monitoring. Single-Cell Genomics Study Elucidates Viral, Host Factors of Human Cytomegalovirus The researchers use pooled CRISPR interference to define the function of each factor involved in the infection of primary human fibroblasts. Roche BK Virus Test Garners FDA Clearance The RT-PCR test runs on the Cobas 6800/8800 Systems and had previously received breakthrough device designation from the FDA. DiaSorin Molecular Gets CE Mark for Congenital CMV Assay The disease occurs when cytomegalovirus infection is passed from a mother to an unborn child and can lead to severe and potentially fatal outcomes. NeuMoDx Gets CE Mark for Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr Virus Tests NeuMoDx's tests are designed for central laboratory use and run on the company's fully automated NeuMoDx 96 or 288 real-time PCR systems. May 9, 2019 Arc Bio Introduces Sample-to-Answer RUO NGS Kit for Transplant Viruses; Beta Users Report Data at CVS Premium Mar 12, 2019 Advanced Biological Labs, Mayo Collaborate on Test for CMV Antiviral Resistance Nov 30, 2018 FDA Clears Meridian Bioscience's Newborn Cytomegalovirus Test Jul 19, 2018 French Firm Life and Soft Aims to Use NIPT Data to Screen for Infectious Disease Premium Jun 27, 2017 FDA Approves Abbott's Molecular CMV Assay Jun 6, 2017 Qiagen Gets FDA Approval for CMV Assay on QiaSymphony Platform May 25, 2016 Roche CMV Test for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants Gets FDA OK Oct 26, 2015 European Trial of Beckman Coulter DxN Veris Shows Workflow Improvements for MDx Testing Premium Aug 5, 2015 Beckman Coulter Builds Test Menu on Veris MDx Platform; US Launch Still Few Years Out Premium Jul 6, 2015 Human Cytomegalovirus Harbors Hot, Cold Spots of Genetic Diversity, Report Finds Jun 25, 2015 Lophius Biosciences Signs Exclusive Korean Distribution Agreement with BL&H May 27, 2015 EliTech Targeting Transplant Pathogen Monitoring with Sample-to-Answer qPCR Platform Premium Dec 22, 2014 Roche's Cobas CMV Viral Load Assay Gets CE Mark Dec 15, 2014 Study Shows Promise of NGS, qPCR to Detect Vaccine Contaminants Premium Sep 18, 2014 Baebies Enters Phase II of NIH Funding for Droplet-based Neonatal Saliva Screen for CMV Premium Jul 17, 2014 Dx Focus: Alere q HIV-1/2 Assay; DiaSorin CMV Test Premium Jun 19, 2014 Qiagen CMV Assay Wins FDA Approval May 22, 2014 Beckman Coulter Launches Long-Awaited MDx System, CMV Assay in Europe Premium May 8, 2014 Lophius Bio Receives $2.8M Financing, Names New CEO Nov 23, 2012 Researchers Uncover Hundreds of New Open Reading Frames in Human Cytomegalovirus Load More Breaking News Rare Kidney Cancer Genomic Analysis Reveals Potential Target, Suggests Treatment SEC Concludes CareDx Investigation, Recommends No Enforcement Action Streck Quality Controls for DiaSorin's Luminex Sepsis Tests Receive FDA Clearance Adela Closes $48M Financing to Develop Cancer Monitoring, Early Detection Test 3EO Health At-Home Molecular COVID-19 Test Nabs FDA EUA The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.