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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Abbott Diagnostics has recently completed a study in South Africa of its CE-marked multi-drug resistant tuberculosis test, the first on the market to identify resistance to both rifampin and isoniazid.

The study found that the assay, which runs on the firm's automated m2000 RealTime System qPCR platform, is at least as sensitive as current commercial molecular tests designed for decentralized testing, such as Cepheid's GeneXpert MTB/RIF.

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A Minnesota toddler given a gene therapy to treat her spinal muscular atrophy is now walking, according to Newsweek.

NBC Bay Area reports a California lab has been certified to conduct forensic mitochondrial DNA sequencing.

The New York Times reports on how environmental DNA sampling could monitor endangered species.

In Cell this week: proteomic, genomic, and transcriptomic analysis of endometrial cancer; deep neural network learning-based approach to antibiotic discovery; and more.

Mar
18
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will discuss data from a recent real-world comparison study evaluating performance of two cell-free DNA methodologies as first-line prenatal screens.

Mar
31
Sponsored by
Isoplexis

This webinar will discuss the application of single-cell proteomics and immune-imaging in adoptive cell therapy (ACT) for cancer.