pneumonia OpGen Unyvero IVD Platform Nabs Chinese Regulatory Approval The company's cartridge for pneumonia for the Unyvero system is under review and pending approval by Chinese regulators. Science Papers Examine Chronic Kidney Disease GWAS, Pneumonia Microbiome In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more. BioMérieux's BioFire Pneumonia Panel Could Improve Care, Find Secondary Infection in COVID-19 Cases Premium A handful of recently published trials suggest that use of the pneumonia panel could lead to more targeted therapy delivered more quickly than standard methods. Curetis, Karolinska Institute Collaborate to Identify Bacterial Co-Infections in COVID-19 Patients The institute will use Curetis' Unyvero Hospitalized Pneumonia panel on high-risk patients admitted to the ICU for COVID-19 pneumonia. New Virus Linked to Outbreak in China Sequencing analysis has tied a new coronavirus to the pneumonia outbreak occurring in China, Vox reports. Apr 11, 2019 Curetis 2018 Revenues Grow 17 Percent Feb 6, 2019 AstraZeneca Spinoff Entasis Inks Deal to Use BioFire Tests Feb 4, 2019 Curetis Partner Submits MDx System, Pneumonia Test for Chinese Regulatory Approval Jan 30, 2019 Curetis Receives Malaysia, Thailand Regulatory Approvals Dec 13, 2018 Curetis to Cut 30 Percent of Workforce as Part of Strategic Restructuring Nov 13, 2018 BioMérieux Pneumonia Panels Get FDA 510(k) Clearance, CE Mark Oct 11, 2018 Curetis Extends Distribution Agreement With Beijing Clear Biotech in China May 17, 2018 Veracyte Launches Early-Access Program for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Test Apr 19, 2018 BioMérieux Q1 Revenues Up 3 Percent Apr 4, 2018 Curetis Unyvero System, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Cartridge Get FDA Clearance Feb 6, 2018 Curetis Gets Singapore Approval for Pneumonia Test Jul 31, 2017 IDbyDNA, ARUP Laboratories Partner to Develop, Commercialize NGS Infectious Disease Tests May 12, 2017 Metagenomic Analysis Tool Taxonomer IDs Multiple Pathogens From Clinical Samples May 11, 2017 With New Instrument and Assay Claims, BioMérieux Takes on Antibiotic Stewardship Premium Oct 26, 2016 Curetis Wraps Up US Clinical Trial for Lower Respiratory Infection Panel; Readies FDA Submission Premium Jun 15, 2016 FDA Clears Meridian Bioscience's Updated Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Test Mar 3, 2016 Curetis Validating Blood Culture Cartridge for CE-IVD Launch in Q2 Premium Jan 13, 2016 Cepheid, MedImmune, COMBACTE Ink Bacterial Dx Collaboration Aug 20, 2015 Comparative Sequencing Study Sheds Light on Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Evolution Apr 17, 2015 Curetis Second-gen Pneumonia Test Gets CE Mark, Set to Launch Later This Month Premium Load More Breaking News Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.