The test is the first in the Dublin, Ireland-based firm's pipeline of infectious disease assays that use loop-mediated isothermal amplification.
Lumora's MDx technology for the clinical and industrial sectors will be merged with ERBA Mannheim's IVD testing business in a wide range of market segments.
The 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria monocytogenes is 30 percent faster than the first-generation test.
Meridian's Diagnostics segment grew 2 percent lifted by a 10 percent increase in revenues from the illumigene molecular product line.
The assay is the first on the firm's isothermal nucleic acid amplification-based platform.
At AGBT, the firm discussed the launch of the Proton PII chip, an update of the PI chip, and sample prep improvements.
The platform — called NINA for non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification — is designed to work with a wide range of isothermal amplification methods.
BioInnovation Solutions, formerly Pathogenica, and Enzymatics are developing a rapid Ebola diagnostic and have validated it on patient samples in Nigeria.
New micro-device is inexpensive to manufacture and can run nucleic acid amplification at room temperature.
Isothermal molecular method incubated in the armpit allows researchers to detect HIV-1 DNA in proof-of-concept study.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.