HCV Genedrive Expects CE-IVD Mark for POC SARS-CoV-2 Test by Fall; Advances Hearing Loss, HCV Assays Premium The Manchester, UK-based company had previously planned to have a CE-IVD marked test out by June 30. OraSure Technologies Q4 Revenues Rise 27 Percent, Beat Analysts' Estimate The firm attributed its quarterly and annual revenue gains primarily to sales of COVID-19 testing sample collection devices. OraSure Technologies Q2 Revenues Drop 25 Percent, Miss Analysts Estimates The firm said declines across most business areas were slightly offset by increases in sales of sample collection devices. PLOS Papers on Invasive Mosquito Populations, Hepatitis Viruses in the Blood, TB Risk In PLOS this week: Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquito population genomics, strategies to profile hepatitis viruses, and more. FDA Proposes Reclassification of HCV RNA, Antibody Tests If the proposal is finalized, the tests will go through a less burdensome process to obtain marketing clearances. Dec 3, 2019 Co-Diagnostics Joint Venture Gets Clearance in India for Five MDx Tests Nov 6, 2019 OraSure Q3 Revenues Fall 22 Percent; Firm Announces $12M All-Cash Buy of Diversigen Oct 15, 2019 Enzo Biochem Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 8 Percent Aug 23, 2019 Nucleic Acid Extraction System From Systaaq Diagnostic CE Marked 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 Feb 7, 2019 Altona Diagnostics Hepatitis C Virus Kit Gets CE-IVD Mark Dec 18, 2018 Systaaq HBV Assay Receives CE Mark Sep 19, 2018 Cepheid Fingerstick HCV Test Receives CE-IVD Clearance Aug 8, 2018 Genedrive, FIND Partner on HCV Assay Evaluation Study Jul 31, 2018 Hologic Q3 Revenues Grow 2 Percent, Boosted by Diagnostics Jul 25, 2018 Pricing Agreement Expected to Broaden Access to Hologic Infectious Disease Tests Jul 5, 2018 Johns Hopkins Developing POC HCV Test for Clinics to Combat Patient Dropouts Premium May 14, 2018 Genedrive Agrees to Sell Research, Pharmacogenomics Divisions for £1.9M May 2, 2018 Genedrive Validates Near-Patient HCV Assay With Eye to European, Sub-Saharan Africa Markets Premium Nov 21, 2017 Genedrive, Partners Win £600K Grant to Develop Plasma Separation Device Nov 14, 2017 Genedrive, Sysmex Sign Asia Pacific Distribution Agreement for HCV Test Oct 16, 2017 Genedrive, Sysmex Europe Sign EMEA Distribution Agreement for HCV Test, MDx Platform Sep 11, 2017 Genedrive HCV ID Kit Gets CE-IVD Marking Jun 30, 2017 Australian Researchers Employ POC RNA Testing to Address Growing Rate of HCV Infections Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.