NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics today announced a credentialing agreement with managed care firm Prime Health Services to cover Rosetta's miRview mets2 test.

The deal is the first between Rosetta and a US preferred provider organization, Rosetta said. As a result, the number of covered lives having access to miRview mets2 as an in-network service totals more than 6.5 million.

The miRview mets2 assay is a microRNA-based assay for identifying the tumor of origin in cancers of unknown or uncertain primary.

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In this online seminar, Jo Vandesompele of the Center for Medical Genetics at Ghent University will discuss methods for improving the analysis of microRNA expression from a range of samples.