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The agreement with PerkinElmer's Wallac Oy subsidiary will bring Mobidiag's real-time PCR-based gastrointestinal tests to a new market.

The deal will help the Finnish diagnostics company expand its offerings of PCR-based gastrointestinal diagnostic tests.

CeMeT, short for Center for Metagenomics, was founded in 2014 as a spinout from genetic diagnostics firm CeGaT in Tübingen.

A study of gut microbes in infants with or without necrotizing enterocolitis points to a uropathogenic Escherichia coli association in infected preterm infants

Under a four-year agreement, Unilabs will offer Mobidiag's Amplidiag products in Sweden and Norway.

Using Quanterix's Simoa technology, the group developed assays to detect C. diff toxins with a high degree of sensitivity and specificity.

Two new projects announced last week will showcase organ-on-chip technology developed at the Wyss Institute.

The scientists will use gut-on-a-chip technology to develop probiotics that can sense and respond to pathogenic microbes that have made their way into a person's GI  system.

The company has also received approvals for various molecular diagnostics in the US and Canada in recent months.

The product introduction comes about two years after the company merged with AmpliDiag and Genewave.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.