herpes FDA Clears DiaSorin Molecular VZV Test The firm said that with this clearance it now provides a comprehensive menu of VZV and HSV tests from swab and cerebrospinal fluid specimens. DiaSorin Molecular Gets CE Mark for VZV Swab Direct Molecular Test The Simplexa VZV Swab Direct runs on the firm's Liason MDX instrument and has also been submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration. DiaSorin Molecular Gets CE Mark for Herpes Virus Assay The firm said that its HSV and varicella-zoster virus assay delivers answers for related herpes conditions in about an hour. Arc Bio Introduces Sample-to-Answer RUO NGS Kit for Transplant Viruses; Beta Users Report Data at CVS Premium The company plans to take a tiered approach to assay development, targeting its first test to 10 viruses commonly detected in transplant patients. EliTech Herpes Simplex Virus Assay, Sample-to-Answer Instrument Get FDA Clearance The fully automated system has 12 independent thermal cyclers and runs the firm's diagnostic kits, but it can also operate as an open instrument. Jun 21, 2018 Systems Biology Study of Alzheimer's Disease Supports Ties to Virus Jun 21, 2018 FDA Clears DiaSorin HSV Assay for Extended Swab Sample Claims Feb 8, 2018 Vela Diagnostics HSV Test Gets FDA Clearance Oct 25, 2017 SpeeDx Multiplexed VZV, Herpes, Syphilis Assay Gets CE Mark Jun 20, 2017 Hologic Receives 510(k) Clearance for Herpes Simplex Virus Assay Nov 29, 2016 FDA Clears Quidel's Solana Herpes, Varicella Test Jul 14, 2016 Nanopore Sequencing Helps Assemble Herpes Virus Genome, ID Resistance Mutations Premium Jun 29, 2016 SpeeDx Receives CE-IVD Mark for Assay to Distinguish HSV-1&2 and VZV Apr 14, 2016 Focus Diagnostics Recalls Faulty Simplexa Kits Containing Direct Amplification Discs Feb 22, 2016 Luminex Receives Canadian Medical Device License for Aries System, Herpes Assay Nov 2, 2015 Luminex Q3 Revenues Jump 7 Percent; Firm Beats Estimates Oct 7, 2015 SpeeDx Launching Line of Multiplex STI, Microbial Resistance Assays Premium Oct 7, 2015 Luminex Lands FDA Clearance for Aries System, Herpes Assay Sep 3, 2015 Quest Subsidiary Lands FDA Clearance for Herpes Test From Genital Swabs Jul 23, 2015 Meridian Bioscience Fiscal Q3 Revenues Grow 2 Percent Jul 14, 2015 Luminex Submits Aries System, Herpes Assay for FDA Clearance Jun 4, 2015 FDA Clears Roche HSV 1 and 2 Test May 27, 2015 EliTech Targeting Transplant Pathogen Monitoring with Sample-to-Answer qPCR Platform Premium May 21, 2015 Meridian Bioscience Obtains CE Mark for HSV-1/2 Molecular Assays Apr 29, 2015 At Virology Meeting, Quidel Gives Update on Solana MDx Platform; Researchers Share Data on AmpliVue Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.