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3M Molecular Detection Assay 2- Campylobacter

3M Food Safety announced the release of its new 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2-Campylobacter, with 3M Campylobacter Enrichment Broth, which it believes will provide more efficient testing for a pathogen linked to poultry production. According to the firm, the assay only requires five steps and eliminates the need for microaerophilic incubation, supplements, blood, organic solvents, or autoclaving the broth. 3M noted that the assay is able to perform up to 96 tests of multiple types in a hour-long run.

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Study Follows Consequences of Early Confirmatory Trials for Accelerated Approval Indications

Time to traditional approval or withdrawal was shorter when confirmatory trials started prior to accelerated approval, though overall regulatory outcomes remained similar, a JAMA study finds.

Sequencing Study Leads to Vaccine Target in Bacteria Behind Neonatal Meningitis

Researchers eBioMedicine track down potential vaccine targets with transposon sequencing on mutant bacteria causing neonatal meningitis in mouse models of the disease.

Multiple Myeloma Progression Influenced by Immune Microenvironment Expression

Researchers in NPJ Genomic Medicine compare RNA sequencing profiles of 102,207 individual cells in bone marrow samples from 18 individuals with rapid or non-progressing multiple myeloma.

Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says

A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups.