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The company unveiled forthcoming products for high-throughput molecular testing, diagnostic lab informatics, and microbiology automation.

The new women's health and STI tests for the BD Max platform are part of a small, focused panel approach which the firm believes will resonate with physicians and labs.

Solid MDx revenue growth was driven primarily by sales of Aptima women's health products on the Panther and Tigris platforms.

The firm said that molecular product sales were up 103 percent, driven by the launch of the Solana Group A Strep assay earlier this year.

The test detects chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas from a single patient sample.

Revenues from the company’s molecular diagnostics business grew 6 percent, driven by continued strength in sales of women's health products.

The presentations were part of a Quidel-sponsored workshop and poster sessions at the Clinical Virology Symposium in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The CE mark is for two assays covering chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas, and which run on the BD Max system. 

The trichomonas assay is Quidel's sixth assay running on the AmpliVue handheld molecular diagnostic device that has been cleared by the FDA. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic said after the close of the market on Wednesday that its revenues for the fiscal third quarter inched up 1 percent year over year.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.