NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two new blood screening assays developed by Grifols have been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration, the firm announced today.

The Procleix Ultrio Elite is a combined screening test for the HIV-1, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C viruses, and also enables detection of HIV-2. It can be used to test pools of plasma composed of up to 96 plasma donor samples. The Procleix WNV test screens serum and plasma donations for West Nile virus. The tests run on Grifols' Procleix Panther system.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.

Oct
02
Sponsored by
Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
10
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how the Dana-Farber Cancer Center is adapting its oncology care strategy in light of the rapidly evolving molecular landscape.