The MicroSEQ Listeria spp. kit is the fourth MicroSEQ food pathogen detection kit sold by Life Tech's Applied Biosystems business to receive AOAC certification.
The USDA grant will fund research to understand E. coli shedding into the food supply.
Life Tech's MicroSEQ E. coli O157:H7 assay; BD Diagnostics' BD MAX GBS assay.
The partners will develop the test for strains of E. coli that are not currently regulated and expand diagnostic tools for use on DuPont's Bax system.
Molecular Detection's Detect-Ready MRSA test; Diatherix Laboratories' GI panel; DNA test for early Lyme disease at Connecticut's Milford Hospital
EMLab P&K's E. coli and Enterococci detection services; Integrated DNA Technologies' PrimeTime qPCR assays
AdvanDx received 510(k) clearance for 90-minute versions of its Escherichia coli/Pseudomonas aeruginosa and EK/P. aeruginosa diagnostic tests.
Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.
Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.
Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.
In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.