RSV Amazon, NeuMoDx, Becton Dickinson Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests Amazon said that it will use its test for employees and other individuals who enter its facilities as part of its COVID-19 preparedness and response program. Abbott Gets FDA EUA for Test That Detects Coronavirus, Three Other Respiratory Infections The company also said that a previously granted EUA for its Alinity m SARS-CoV-2 assay has been expanded to include asymptomatic individuals and pooled testing. Mobidiag SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A/B, RSV Test Receives CE Mark The firm said it is currently also developing Novodiag Resp-4, a molecular test for the rapid, on-demand detection of the viruses. Luminex Nabs $11.3M From BARDA to Develop Test for SARS-CoV-2, Flu, RSV The firm said it intends to apply to obtain FDA Emergency Use Authorization and 510(k) clearance for a panel that detects respiratory targets in a single test. Fluxergy Aiming to Provide Low-Cost, Multimodal Testing for SARS-CoV-2, Other Disease Targets Premium The company has developed an analyzer to run PCR, immunochemistry, and cytometry tests at the same time for a variety of diseases including COVID-19. Jan 19, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Mesa Biotech for Up to $550M Dec 18, 2020 Bruker Gets CE-IVD Mark for Coronavirus, Flu, RSV Combo Panel Dec 15, 2020 GeneFirst Gets CE-IVD Mark for Coronavirus, Flu, RSV Combo Test Kit Dec 15, 2020 EliTech SARS-CoV-2, Influenza, RSV Multiplex Test Receives CE Mark Dec 7, 2020 Thermo Fisher Scientific Gets CE Mark for COVID-19, Flu A/B, RSV Kit Nov 24, 2020 Cepheid Receives CE Mark for SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Combination Test Nov 16, 2020 Qiagen Obtains CE Mark for Multiplex Respiratory Infection Test, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Assay Oct 21, 2020 BD, CerTest Biotec Get CE-IVD Mark for Combination COVID-19, Influenza, RSV Test on BD Max Oct 13, 2020 FDA Relaxes Rules for Flu, RSV Molecular Tests During Coronavirus Health Emergency Sep 30, 2020 BioGX BV Gets CE-IVD Mark for Coronavirus, Flu, RSV Combo Test Sep 25, 2020 Cepheid Multiplex SARS-CoV-2, Flu, RSV Test Nabs FDA Emergency Use Authorization Sep 25, 2020 Abacus Diagnostica Readying Multiplex RT-PCR Test for SARS-CoV-2, Flu, RSV Premium Sep 17, 2020 Qiagen Acquires Remaining Stake in NeuMoDx Molecular for $248M Sep 14, 2020 GenMark Diagnostics Receives CE Mark for Respiratory Panel Including SARS-CoV-2, Flu Sep 8, 2020 Scope Fluidics Secures €10M Loan From European Investment Bank Sep 8, 2020 FDA Clears DiaSorin Test for Influenza, RSV Aug 27, 2020 Novacyt Gets CE Mark for Coronavirus, Flu, RSV Combo Panel Jul 7, 2020 DiaSorin Molecular Gets CE Mark for Flu, RSV Assay Apr 22, 2020 Researchers See Immune, Age Contributors to Childhood Respiratory Virus Response Apr 2, 2020 A. Menarini to Distribute Credo Diagnostics Coronavirus Assay Kit, Respiratory Infection Assays Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.