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The test MRSA and MSSA directly from blood culture samples in about one hour, compared to between 48 and 72 hours with other methods, the company said. 

The FDA also reissued Emergency Use Authorizations for SARS-CoV-2 tests from Roche and Express Gene to reflect their permitted use with additional sample types.

The regulatory submission triggers a milestone payment, and Invitae will issue 5 million shares of its common stock to former ArcherDx securityholders.

The company said that its Aptima HIV-1 molecular test utilizes a dual-target approach against highly conserved regions in the HIV genome.

Home Swabbin'

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted an Emergency Use Authorization for a rapid, at-home COVID-19 test.

The loop-mediated isothermal amplification test runs on a battery-powered device to provide self-testing individuals with results in approximately 30 minutes.

The firm's new application of its BCR-ABL test will be able to detect p190 transcripts and is currently for research use only.

The agency approved Agilent/Dako's PD-L1 IHC test for identifying TNBC patients who are most likely to respond to Keytruda and chemo.

The firm beat the consensus Wall Street estimate on the top line but fell short of the estimate on the bottom line.

But, Again, Maybe Not

An FDA advisory panel has determined there isn't enough data to gauge whether a new Alzheimer's disease drug works, according to NPR.

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Russia says its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine has a very high efficacy rate in an initial analysis of clinical trial data, according to the Financial Times.

Wired reports on a microbial analysis of sketches drawn by Leonardo DaVinci.

A new survey explores coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black and Latino individuals, the Washington Post reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the Aging Atlas database, a database of human metagenome-related metadata, and more.