By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Abbott said this week that its Abbott Molecular business has received the CE Mark for its first DNA sequencing assay developed and introduced by the firm. The Abbott HBV Sequencing test has been developed to identify genomic sequences of the hepatitis B virus. Abbott said that the test is not intended for screening blood donors, plasma, or tissue donors for HBV, or to be used as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HBV infection.

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This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment.