STDs STIs Reached Record Highs, Then COVID-19 Hit. Test Makers Now Ponder What's Next Premium As the pandemic continues to play out, test developers aren't sure how it will impact STIs and their work around developing and manufacturing tests. CDC Updates STI Diagnosis, Treatment Guidelines The new guidelines include recommendations for molecular testing in suspected cases of Mycoplasma genitalium and bacterial vaginosis. Binx Health Raises $104M in Series E Round The Boston-based company said it will use the funds to ramp up manufacturing of its FDA-cleared Binx io molecular point-of-care instrument, among other things. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more. SpeeDx Inks Distribution Deal for Infectious Disease Tests in Turkey The deal covers SpeeDx's ResistancePlus and PlexPCR product lines, which include tests for sexually transmitted infections and antibiotic resistance. Oct 2, 2020 Qiagen Moves Ahead After Thwarted Thermo Fisher Buyout With NeuMoDx as Key Growth Driver Premium Apr 30, 2020 FDA Provides Second Clearance for Binx MDx Platform Mar 5, 2020 Enzo Biochem Q2 Revenues Tick Up Less Than 1 Percent Mar 4, 2020 Randox Laboratories STI Assay Gets CE Mark Feb 11, 2020 New York State Approves Enzo Biochem STI Tests on GenFlex Platform Feb 11, 2020 SpeeDx Raises Additional $15M Jan 29, 2020 Hologic Fiscal Q1 Diagnostics Revenues Rise 5 Percent Jan 13, 2020 SpeeDx, LabCorp Will Codevelop MDx Tests Nov 14, 2019 Linear Diagnostics Lands £2M Investment Oct 29, 2019 Sense Biodetection Raises £12.3M to Develop Instrument-Free MDx Tests Oct 15, 2019 Enzo Biochem Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 8 Percent Sep 6, 2019 SpeeDx Mycoplasma Genitalium Resistance Test on Cepheid System Receives CE-IVD Aug 27, 2019 After Years of Groundwork, Rapid STI MDx Space is Inaugurated With Binx FDA Clearance Premium Aug 12, 2019 FDA Clears Binx Health Point-of-Care Testing Platform for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Aug 5, 2019 Lucira Health Closes $15M Series B Financing Jul 18, 2019 Life Sciences, Diagnostics Drive Danaher Q2 Revenues Up 4 Percent Jul 11, 2019 Enzo Biochem Gets NY Approval for Oral, Rectal CT/NG Test; Updates Lab Business Models May 23, 2019 Roche Obtains FDA Clearance for Sexually Transmitted Disease Test May 1, 2019 uBiome Shakes Up Management; Launches Investigation Into Billing Practices May 1, 2019 Binx Health Gets CE Mark for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Point-of-Care Test Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.