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Point-of-Care Testing

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

Within the diagnostics business, Abbott's core laboratory sales grew 4 percent but its other diagnostic segments were down year over year.

The PCR-based Carba assay is designed to detect and differentiate bacterial gene sequences that are associated with resistance to carbapenem antibiotics.

Group K said that the partners are developing a RT-LAMP system for use at the point of care in resource-limited areas where real-time RT-PCR is not available.

The test detects Group A Strep in throat swab samples using the firm's rapid molecular diagnostics instrument called Revogene.

In a study involving 250 military veterans, researchers have reported identifying and testing gene expression biomarkers whose levels rise with human stress.

Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.

Apr
30
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar will discuss novel long-read transcript sequencing (LRTseq) methods for transcriptome annotation that could increase the efficiency and accuracy of future sequencing projects.

May
21
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a hematology/oncology lab in the UK set up and validated three molecular assays for routine in-house use.