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Investigators at the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, a Greek research institute, are coordinating the effort.

In Nature this week: study of RNA polymerase that transcribes influenza, annotated chromosome-level reference genome assembly for the pea, and more.

Beyond its HostDx Sepsis test, the firm is working on a test to detect and differentiate bacterial from viral infections in patients presenting with fever.

The company said it is pushing to begin simultaneous clinical trials for multiple small panel-based tests for its sample-to-answer Savanna platform.

The firm experienced a 30 percent jump in sales of immunoassays, attributed in part to a $6.2 million increase in influenza revenues year-over-year.

At the Henry Ford Health System in Southeast Michigan, bringing on the Roche Cobas Liat for flu testing led to a season of headaches before it started paying off.

Formerly known as Diassess, the Emeryville, California-based startup will use the funding to finance regulatory clearances and early commercialization.

In US influenza testing, providers see growth in placements within hospital emergency departments, physicians' offices, urgent care centers, and retail clinics.

The Singapore-based company will debut a system at AACC that performs real-time PCR flu A/B testing in less than 20 minutes for the cost of a lateral flow test. 

The Division of Antiviral products has laid out nonbinding recommendations about the acceptable NGS platforms and the kinds of information it's looking for.

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A new study catalogues the genome and evolutionary history of the oak family, UPI reports.

Dog DNA testing is a growing market, but there's still a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of the results, the Boston Globe says.

A University of South Florida researcher is testing bone fragments to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart.

In Cell this week: antisense Piwi-interacting RNA responses to endogenous retroviruses, proteomic patterns in hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.