The firm said that its HSV and varicella-zoster virus assay delivers answers for related herpes conditions in about an hour.
The company plans to take a tiered approach to assay development, targeting its first test to 10 viruses commonly detected in transplant patients.
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.
Using omics and other data, researchers performed network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.
With the new clearance, DiaSorin's test can be run on genital swabs, and all cutaneous and mucocutaneous swab samples, as well as CSF samples.
Smithsonian reports that some researchers are turning to gene editing to target established infections like herpes.
The Sentosa SA201 HSV-1/2 PCR test detects herpes virus DNA from oral or anal skin lesions in symptomatic patients.
The test is designed to detect and differentiate herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, Treponema pallidum, and varicella-zoster virus.
A research trio traces the origin of genital herpes in humans to Paranthropus boisei, according to LiveScience.
The Aptima HSV 1 & 2 nucleic acid amplification test qualitatively detects and differentiates between HSV-1 and HSV-2 on the automated Panther system.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.