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Point-of-Care Testing

News on technologies and applications for point-of-care testing.

The firms noted that QuantuMDx’s Capture-XT technology will enable downstream drug-susceptibility analysis, PCR, NGS, and, with this collaboration, nanopore detection.

Spartan's test is for the rapid, near-patient determination of a cardiac patient's genotype for aid in determining appropriate antiplatelet treatment.

The company's antibiotic-induced hearing loss test will be used to screen babies for a genetic mutation that can cause deafness when given certain antibiotics.

The firm will use funds from the round, led by the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, to develop its optical point-of-care diagnostic testing platform.

The firm said that in a first phase of the contract it will focus on further development of its fever test that analyzes immune system gene expression patterns.

ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.

The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.

CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.