Mycobacterium tuberculosis Sequencing-Based Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Testing Gaining Momentum Premium The WHO and FIND are supporting NGS-based testing in low-resource settings, while a resistance testing program at New York State's Wadsworth Center has matured. Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium The firm launched a CE-IVD marked test for extremely drug-resistant TB and expects to incorporate the multiplexing technology in other assays. Clinical Investigators Validating Mouth Swab PCR Test for TB Premium Clinical investigators have used Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics' qPCR approach in a study to detect M. tuberculosis DNA in the mouths of people at high risk for subclinical TB. Co-Diagnostics Joint Venture Gets Clearance in India for Five MDx Tests The clearance covers tests made by the firm's joint venture for manufacturing, CoSara Diagnostics, in its facility in Ranoli, India. Inventor of Quanterix Tech Exploring Point-of-Care Simoa Device for Tuberculosis Detection Premium In a study published this week, researchers presented a Simoa-based assay for tuberculosis that could ultimately be packaged as a point-of-care test. Sep 25, 2019 Chinese Biotech Startup Looks to Develop CRISPR-Based TB Diagnostic Premium Jul 25, 2019 UK Researchers Developing Blood-Based TB DNA Test, Eyeing Broader Screening Premium Jun 28, 2019 Akonni Biosystems Developing Multi-Target Infectious Diseases Tests for Newly Cleared TruDx System Premium May 14, 2019 Roche Gets CE-IVD Mark for Test That Detects Antibiotic Resistance in TB DNA Aug 30, 2017 Study Highlights Cepheid's Next-Generation TB, Rifampicin Resistance Assay Premium Apr 12, 2016 ECCMID Talks Highlight Promise of Whole-Genome Sequencing for Clinical Infectious Disease Work Premium Oct 8, 2015 Consortium Seeks to Provide Centralized Access to Global TB Data for Research, Dx Development Premium Jun 22, 2015 Broad Institute Gets $20M Gift to Battle Tuberculosis with Genomic Technology Jun 4, 2015 TB-Profiler Uses Whole Genome Data to Better Predict Therapeutic Resistance Premium Feb 13, 2015 FDA Clears Expanded Claims for Cepheid TB Test Mar 11, 2014 NIAID Awards $12.3M for Dx-Focused Translational Research Centers at Columbia, Harvard May 15, 2013 Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Resource Aims to Enable Proteomic Studies Aug 30, 2012 CLC Bio Joins Pathseek Infection Clinical Sequencing Project, Wins $2M Grant Aug 7, 2012 BD to Distribute Epistem TB Test Jul 24, 2012 Oxford Gene Technology Receives $3.6M for Clinical Research Using Sequencing Jun 7, 2012 Cepheid Pipeline Update Focuses on Tests for CT/NG, Cancer, TB Mar 21, 2012 FDA Issues Guidance Doc on Reclassifying NAT TB Tests as 'Moderate Risk' Oct 5, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Oct 5, 2011 Premium Aug 4, 2011 Dx Focus Aug 4, 2011: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Feb 24, 2011 Canadian Team Tackles Tuberculosis Outbreak with Sequencing, Social Network Analyses Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.