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Genetics & Genomics Regulatory News

The latest headlines on diagnostics regulation: FDA, CMS, and international regulatory agencies.

The test could potentially enable labs to bring resistance testing in house, rather than send testing out to Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory.

The iC-GN Assay detects target DNA and identifies gram-negative organisms associated with gram-negative bacteremia, and three antibiotic-resistance markers. 

The latest NYS Department of Health approval expands the company's CT/NG testing to samples from multiple relevant body sites.

Forensic laboratories can now use the Applied Biosystems Precision ID System mtDNA analysis to submit profiles to a national database.

The firm said its assay is a real-time qPCR test for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus DNA in nasal swabs.

A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.