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.
Hologic's CEO said in December that the blood screening business was a drag on the company's growth.
The three-year trial used immunoassays and PCR testing, and found 335 Babesia microti positive samples among 89,153 blood donations.
Roche's PCR-based Cobas test is also being deployed at one blood center in the US and is proving to be highly accurate, the agency said.
The Cobas Zika test is a qualitative in vitro nucleic acid screening test for the direct detection of Zika virus in plasma specimens from human blood donors.
The new Kansas City-based center will provide national genomic profiling of blood donations to more precisely match donors and transplant recipients, and reduce adverse outcomes.
The study showed that introducing a synthetic molecule into the blood of mice could force cancer cells, but not normal cells, to express a detectable biomarker.
The real-time PCR assay is designed to detect and identify HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus in donations of human whole blood and blood components.
CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.
Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.
An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.
In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.