antibody-based diagnostics Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests The FDA granted EUA to Amazon subsidiary STS Lab Holdco for the Amazon Real-Time RT-PCR DTC Test and the Diabetomics CovAb SARS-CoV-2 Ab Test. Quidel Guides for Revenues Below Street Estimate, Citing Softening SARS-CoV-2 Test Demand Quidel's guidance announcement cited an approximately 40 percent decrease in demand for its SARS-CoV-2 tests. At JP Morgan Conference, Quidel CEO Discusses Plan to Enter OTC Infectious Disease Test Market The firm plans to begin its OTC efforts with a COVID antigen test but also sees potential in migrating other infectious disease tests. Quidel Q3 Revenues More Than Triple, Beat Analyst Expectations The firm reported $57.8 million in revenues for its Lyra SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic assays in the quarter. Quidel Releases Preliminary Q3 Results, Partners with Biodesix for Big Ten Surveillance Quidel's preliminary earnings more than doubled over the prior quarter on increasing SARS-CoV-2 test sales. Aug 4, 2020 Luminex Q2 Revenues Rise 32 Percent on Pandemic-Related Sales Jul 7, 2020 Cancer Research UK, Abcam Partner to Develop Custom Antibodies for Cancer Research Jun 1, 2020 Sema4 Forms Coronavirus Testing Alliance With Connecticut May 18, 2020 UK Biobank Launches COVID-19 Immunity Study Apr 29, 2020 UCSF, Stanford, CZ Biohub Receive $13.6M to Study Bay Area COVID-19 Spread Apr 13, 2020 NIH Recruiting 10K Adults for Coronavirus Infection Study Mar 2, 2018 Zika Dx Development Process Could Provide Roadmap for Other Tests, Rheonix, Collaborators Say Premium Apr 28, 2017 Oncimmune Inks Its First Distribution Deals Nov 11, 2016 Startup Diagnostics Firm CereDx Seeks POC Platform for Stroke Test Premium Feb 19, 2016 Chembio Lands $550K Grant to Develop POC Zika Assay Dec 14, 2015 Sequencing Study IDs Human Pegivirus in Individuals With Hepatitis C Sep 25, 2015 U of Montreal Team Develops Fast Electrochemical Sensor for Multiplexed Protein Marker Detection Premium May 8, 2015 High-Density Peptide Arrays Uncover Specifics of Chagas Disease Immune Response Premium Feb 3, 2015 Genalyte, Collaborators Gear Up for Phase Two of Tumor-associated Antigen Panel Development Premium May 30, 2014 Dako to Develop Companion Dx for Merck Cancer Drug Jan 27, 2011 UMass Lands $2M for Cancer Center Breaking News Analysis of Ancient Plaque Points to Agriculture-Related Oral Microbiome Changes in Southern Europe Gene-Disrupting Ultra-Rare Variants More Common in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder CDC to Withdraw EUA for COVID-19 Test; FDA Revokes Three Other EUAs for Non-Use, Agency Clearance Quidel, Beckman Coulter Settle Legal Dispute Over Cardiac Immunoassay Business Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Pacific Biosciences, Illumina, Natera, and More Canine Genetics Firm Embark Veterinary Raises $75M in Series B Round The Scan Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post. Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high. To See Future Risk Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening. PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.