Reactivated Promoters in Transposable Elements Help Form Unique Tumor Antigens
The finding of tumor-specific cell-surface antigens resulting from TE-chimeric transcripts lays the foundation for developing a pan-cancer vaccine, according to the authors.
Siemens Healthineers Gains CE Marks for Seasonal Viral Disease Assays
The company is launching sales in Europe of a PCR test for COVID, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus and a rapid antigen test for COVID-19 and influenza.
Trained Dogs Can Accurately Detect SARS-CoV-2 in Symptomatic, Asymptomatic Infected Individuals
Using PCR testing as the reference, the dogs could detect SARS-CoV-2 with a sensitivity of 97 percent and a specificity of 91 percent.
Genetron, Burning Rock, Others Receive CE Marks for Cancer, COVID-19 Tests
Genetron and Burning Rock said that their cancer tests received CE marking, while Stratipath said its software for the risk stratification of breast cancers was CE marked.
OraSure Technologies Selected by HHS to Provide COVID-19 School Testing
Funding for the tests will be provided as part of a previously announced $205.2 million contract with the US Defense Logistics Agency.