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Cepheid said last week that it has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market Xpert CT/NG on its GeneXpert system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two research consortia will receive as much as $52.4 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to continue studies using structural genomics to characterize the structures of proteins from a number of dangerous bacterial, protozoan, and vir

BD Diagnostics, a division of Becton Dickinson, and Belgium's Diagenode this week announced the European launch of Diagenode's influenza A and B assay for use on the BD Max molecular testing system.

Focus Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, said this week that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance and CLIA moderate-complexity categorization to Focus' Simplexa Flu A/B & RSV direct test on the

This article has been updated to note that the Focus test was cleared by FDA two years ago for high-complexity labs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Biomedical said today that as a result of the termination of a collaboration with 3M and 3M Innovative Properties, it has regained the worldwide rights to Flu A+B and respiratory syncytial virus products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CLC bio has been awarded a $2 million grant from the European Union to develop a software platform to support a multi-partner project using next-generation sequencing to identify infections, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced it has been awarded two grants totaling €3 million ($3.6 million) to provide genomic analysis and commercialization services for two international studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a long-awaited study appearing online today in Science, an Erasmus Medical Center-led team provide results from their study looking at the "bird flu," or avian H5N1 influenza A, virus' ability to morph into a form that is

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The editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says other lawmakers should take Florida's approach and provide additional protections against genetic discrimination.

The Hill reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing over a new policy that would strip international students of their visas if they only attend classes online.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees call on the agency to label racism a public health crisis and examine its own policies, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.