Multiplicom has launched a next-generation sequencing-based test for cystic fibrosis and plans to launch a test for familial Mediterranean fever in July. The kits will have the CE-IVD marking. Multiplicom has also achieved ISO 13485 accreditation, which certifies the company to design, develop, manufacture, and distribute in vitro molecular diagnostic kits that identify genomic and somatic variants.
Enzymatics has launched its Archer FusionPlex Heme panel, a targeted next-generation sequencing-based assay that detects fusions involving 19 genes associated with hematological malignancies. The assay is based on the company's proprietary anchored multiplex PCR-based enrichment technology.
The Children's Hospital Los Angeles has launched a next-generation sequencing-based retinoblastoma test, RB1 NextGen. The test evaluates germline mutations in the entire RB1 gene.