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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. 

Applied Biocode intends to have panel for identifying 18 gastrointestinal pathogens on the clinical market by the end of the year.

At the AACR annual meeting earlier this month, attendees discussed challenges in demonstrating analytical and clinical validity appropriately for liquid biopsy tests.

Sync for Genes seeks to leverage HL7 FHIR infrastructure to communicate information from clinical genomic labs in a format for universal use across medicine.

Gencurix aims to achieve US FDA 510(k) clearance for its GenesWell BCT breast cancer prognostic test next year.

The re-emergence of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests has healthcare providers worried once again about their impact and utility.

The test is based on the company's portable diagnostic platform and can qualitatively detect Zika RNA in human serum.

Few Years Later

23andMe can again sell its direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests after obtaining FDA authorization.

Following the premarket authorization of 23andMe's tests, the agency may allow other firms to sell similar tests DTC without having to submit them for review.

Bit Quicker, Actually

An analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that the US Food and Drug Administration reviews new drugs faster than the European Medicines Agency.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.