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The company is currently working on multiple infectious disease products, including a panel for sexually transmitted infections and one for SARS-CoV-2.

The PCR diagnostic device is a palm-size, single-use, disposable device that detects N. gonorrhoeae and determines if it's susceptible to an antibiotic.

Roche will have non-exclusive access to SpeeDx's existing tests and technology to enable expansion of diagnostic products for antibiotic resistance in STIs.

The FDA cleared the point-of-care Binx io platform for the detection of chlamydia and gonorrhea in male urine specimens.

The GenFlex is a sample-to-result molecular diagnostic platform that includes sample collection, processing, amplification, and detection, the company said.

The Ithaca, New York-based firm has submitted its molecular diagnostic instrument along with a test to detect chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas.

FIND also announced support for projects from Axxin and DNC Dx for point-of-care detection of sexually transmitted infections.  

A San Jose, California-based company appears to be the first in the US to routinely offer nanopore sequencing as part of a testing lab service. 

The company said that the decline in revenues reflected lower industry-wide reimbursement rates under PAMA.

New resistance tests for Mycoplasma genitalium and gonorrhea could help stave off superbugs, but guidelines and economic factors may hinder adoption.

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Imperial College London researchers are shifting away from testing a COVID-19 vaccine to focus on combating newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Independent says.

According to the Associated Press, genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement officials identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer.

In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more.

Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.