The company said it expects revenues from its ePlex analyzers to go up approximately 110 percent year over year for Q4.
At least some variants associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia appeared to contribute to PSA levels in the blood, independent of prostate cancer.
The ID Core XT is the second molecular assay approved by the FDA for use in transfusion medicine and the first to report genotypes as final results.
The test can be used on donated blood samples as well as other human cells and tissues.
A combined assay to screen blood donations for HIV and hepatitis viruses and a test for West Nile virus are now cleared to run on the Procleix Panther system.
A CBS News station in California reports on newborn heel-prick blood spot testing and later use of those samples.
Despite the astronomical costs, it may prove challenging to reverse course and discontinue Zika testing according to a commentary article accompanying a NEJM study.
In a study involving almost 23,000 women, DNA reflex testing detect 95 percent of trisomies while avoiding recalls.
The company credited its molecular diagnostics and international businesses as drivers of new growth.
The assay runs on the Procleix Panther system and detects B. microti, B. duncani, B. divergens, and B. venatorum parasites that can be transmitted by tick bites or blood donation.
Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.
Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.
Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.
In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.