PCR

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The company said the drop in sales was entirely the result of a decrease in cases processed — 207 cases in Q3 2017, compared to 269 cases in Q3 2016. 

The German company said the open-access platform, called Pharos V8, can provide real-time PCR results in 10 minutes.   

The team has developed a method to test for inherited disorders prenatally and plan to conduct a larger trial and eventually offer it as a clinical test.

The researchers developed a qPCR test that analyzes microRNAs associated with ovarian cancer and plan to run a retrospective trial of the assay on biobanked samples.

The alliance follows a marketing deal signed with Sysmex Europe that covers Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.