encephalitis Metagenomic CSF Sequencing Improves Diagnosis of Neurological Infections, UCSF Study Finds Premium The team is now conducting additional studies of mNGS in plasma, as well as looking to reduce turnaround time by running the test on a nanopore sequencer. FDA Clears DiaSorin Molecular Meningitis, Encephalitis Assay The assay is for detecting varicella-zoster virus in cerebrospinal fluid and can be used with the firm's Liaison MDx instrument. Diagnostic Stewardship Debate Over BioFire Meningitis-Encephalitis Panel Heats Up Premium Despite a recent positive economic modeling study, the debate over appropriate use of the ME panel seems likely to continue until more outcomes studies are conducted. IDbyDNA, Rady Children's Partner for ID of Pediatric CNS Infections The prospective, multi-site clinical trial will evaluate the clinical utility of unbiased sequencing for identifying pathogens in suspected CNS infections. UCSF Lab Readies Launch of Metagenomic NGS Test for Infectious Disease At Tri-Con, UCSF's Charles Chiu discussed validation of a metagenomic NGS test as well as a new project to develop an RNA sequencing panel for Lyme disease. Jun 28, 2016 BioFire Diagnostics' Meningitis, Encephalitis Panel Evaluated Favorably in Multi-Center Study Premium Apr 8, 2016 BioMérieux FilmArray Torch Wins FDA Clearance for Three Additional Syndromic Panels Apr 5, 2016 New Fish Virus Characterized in Genome Sequencing Study Jan 26, 2016 BioFire FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Gets CE Mark Oct 12, 2015 FDA Clears BioFire Diagnostics' FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Aug 21, 2015 UCSF Launches New Center to Integrate Genomic Technology Into Healthcare Settings Jul 9, 2015 Team IDs New Virus with Apparent Ties to Deadly Encephalitis Cases in Imported Squirrel Reservoir Apr 14, 2015 BioMérieux's BioFire Unit Submits Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel for FDA Clearance Breaking News Oppenheimer, BTIG Initiate Coverage of MDxHealth at Outperform, Buy Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Invitae, Beckman Coulter, Ancient DNA, and More Radiomics, OncoDNA Partner to ID Lung Cancer Biomarkers IndyGeneUS AI Acquires Genetic Cryptocurrency Creator EncrypGen Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort Proteomic Profiling With Two Platforms Provides Complementary Gene, Protein, Phenotype Links The Scan Comfort of Home The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity. Keep Under Control Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says. Just Make It The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.