respiratory pathogens

Using an immunoassay as an initial screening tool saved approximately $36,000 over multiplex PCR panel use alone when performed in a period of high flu prevalence.

Guidance for 2018 placements of ePlex respiratory testing systems is lower than analysts’ estimates, but the firm communicated remedies for adoption challenges.

On a conference call following the release of the earnings, the firm's CEO guided for lower 2018 ePlex placements than had been expected by analysts.

Qiagen believes the flexibility of the Stat-Dx platform for an evolving reimbursement landscape will set it apart from other similar commercial platforms.

The firm is developing a rapid point-of-care diagnostic system focused on combating antimicrobial resistance.

The panel, developed by collaborator Janssen, is expected to improve detection of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus.

The grant is specifically intended to support the development of noninvasive, rapid tests that can be used at the point of care in developing country settings.

The firm will encounter stiff competition, particularly from BioMérieux and Luminex, but there are untapped opportunities for adoption, according to industry analysts.

A US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-led team sequenced the exome of a young girl with recurrent, severe infections to uncover the gene variant.

The firm expects that revenues from ePlex installations at US customer sites will positively impact its financial results for the second half of 2017.

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