PCR

News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The CE-marked test enables health professionals to distinguish between HIV-1 and HIV-2, and runs on the fully automated Cobas 6800/8800 systems.

The Inhale project is assessing respiratory disease tests on Oxford Nanopore's MinIon and PCR platforms from Curetis and BioMérieux's BioFire Diagnostics.

The fourth test for which the firm has received regulatory clearance this year takes aim at a common microbial cause of healthcare-associated infections.

The financing will go toward efforts by the German firm to bring its point-of-care screening system for drug-resistant bacteria to hospitals. 

Streck has inked a distribution agreement with Innovative Medical Solutions for its portfolio of controls, cell stabilization, and molecular products.