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.
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.