pneumonia

The BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel was cleared by the FDA while the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel Plus was CE marked.

The three-year extension increases the minimum purchase commitments for the Unyvero system, resulting in an increase in potential revenues of €30 million to Curetis.

The Envisia test uses RNA sequencing and machine learning to diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Sales were driven by a strong flu season and growth in Asia-Pacific business.

The firm also received approval from the Singapore Health Sciences Authority to market the Unyvero blood culture cartridges.

The PCR-based cartridge is designed to detect 21 pneumonia pathogens and 19 genetic markers of antibiotic resistance, and runs on the company's Unyvero system.

IDbyDNA and ARUP Labs will offer their first test for pneumonia through ARUP's established clinical network in the coming weeks.

MinION in the Clinic

UK clinicians are to begin a trial using Oxford Nanopore's MinION to diagnose pneumonia, according to the Telegraph.

The tool has been applied to determine the pathogenic cause of hemorrhagic fever, and is powering a new test for respiratory disease pathogens.

The approach is based on a new approval of the BacT/ALERT Virtuo system and new indications for the firm's procalcitonin assay.

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