HBV Hepatitis B Virus Evolution Untangled Using Ancient DNA Using samples from more than 100 ancient individuals, investigators linked hepatitis B virus lineages to ancient hunter-gatherer groups in South America and Eurasia. Bioneer Gets CE Mark for HBV Assay The South Korean company has now received CE marking for its hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV-1 detection kits, which run on its ExiStation system. Co-Diagnostics Joint Venture Gets Clearance in India for Five MDx Tests The clearance covers tests made by the firm's joint venture for manufacturing, CoSara Diagnostics, in its facility in Ranoli, India. Enzo Biochem Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 8 Percent The company said that the decline in revenues reflected lower industry-wide reimbursement rates under PAMA. Nucleic Acid Extraction System From Systaaq Diagnostic CE Marked The SuperExtract 32 with the SuperExtract Viral Mag NA Purification kit provides high-quality purification of hepatitis and HIV viral nucleic acid. Jun 25, 2019 NeuMoDx Gets CE Mark on Hepatitis B and C Assays Apr 25, 2019 Abbott Positions Alinity Molecular System for Labs Moving Testing to Single Platform Premium Dec 20, 2018 Cepheid HBV Viral Load Test Gets CE-IVD Clearance Dec 18, 2018 Systaaq HBV Assay Receives CE Mark Jun 27, 2018 FDA Approves LabCorp Multiplex PCR Assay for HCV, HIV, HBV May 10, 2018 Studies of Ancient Hepatitis B Reveal Previously Unknown Lineages in Europe Apr 26, 2018 Study Shows cccDNA Detection With Digital PCR Sensitively Detects Hepatitis B Virus Premium Jan 25, 2018 FDA Grants Approval for Hologic Hepatitis B Viral Load Assay Jan 4, 2018 Researchers Reconstruct Hepatitis B Virus Genome from 16th Century Mummy Apr 5, 2017 Vela Diagnostics Quantitative Hepatitis B Test Gets CE-IVD Mark Breaking News CDC Awards $22M to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, Infectious Diseases Pan-Cancer Analysis Reveals Unique Features in Tumors From Younger People Breast Cancer Therapy Response Predicted by Multiomic Machine Learning Model Cytena Inks China Distribution Deal for Single-Cell Isolators Freenome Raises $300M in Series D Financing More Than Dozen Genetic Loci Linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Risk The Scan Less Than Half An effort to reproduce key findings from high-profile preclinical cancer studies finds less than half could be replicated, according to the Scientist. Still Some SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing Holes The Wall Street Journal reports that viral genomic surveillance has improved in the US, though says there are still gaps. Avoiding Passing Them On People with known disease-linked genetic variants are turning to in vitro fertilization so as to not pass those variants to their children, the Washington Post says. PNAS Papers on Long Cell-Free DNA in Maternal Plasma, Genetic Propensity for Voting In PNAS this week: long, cell-free DNA of maternal and fetal origins identified in maternal plasma, and more.