lateral flow CorDx Gets CE-IVD Marks for Monkeypox Assays One test is a lateral flow assay for the detection of antibodies against the virus. The other is a PCR kit for detecting the virus's nucleic acid. UK Government Suspends SARS-CoV-2 PCR Testing at Laboratory Due to Potential Erroneous Results An estimated 43,000 people may have been given incorrect negative PCR test results between Sept. 8 and Oct. 12, mostly in the Southwest of England. NIH RADx Program Awards $29.3M to Increase SARS-CoV-2 Testing Capacity The contracts are for two lateral flow rapid antigen tests, a laboratory-based test to detect and identify SARS-CoV-2 variants, and a rapid RT-PCR test. Abbott Q4 Diagnostics Revenues up 111 Percent, FY20 Revenues up 9 Percent The firm's molecular diagnostics revenues rose 315 percent due to COVID-19 testing demand. Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium The PCR test is the first offering from the firm, formerly known as Concepta, since it acquired Manchester-based startup The Genome Store in November. Nov 3, 2020 UK to Offer COVID-19 Testing for All Liverpool Residents, Workers in Pilot Program Oct 26, 2020 Moving From Reagents Supplier to Test Developer, Meridian Bio Expands Role During COVID-19 Pandemic Premium Aug 27, 2020 FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorizations for QDx Pathology, Biocan Diagnostics Coronavirus Tests Breaking News Long COVID Clues Found in Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection Blood Samples People in the News at Roche, Mammoth Biosciences, NeoGenomics, Molecular Assemblies, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Element Biosciences, Dante Genomics, More Tesis Biosciences to Develop miRNA Biomarkers for mTBI Diagnosis In Brief This Week: Danaher, Lucira Health, Novacyt, Molecular Devices The Scan Cell Atlas of Human Lung Development Gives View of Developing Airway Researchers have generated a cell atlas of human lung development, which they report in Cell. Study Finds Costs of Genome Sequencing May Limit Utility in Routine Care Researchers report in the European Journal of Human Genetics that genome sequencing for rare disease diagnoses currently has similar benefits as less expensive exome analysis. Study Suggests Nursing Mother's Diet Can Impact Offspring's Gut Microbiome A new Cell Host and Microbe paper finds that mice whose mothers were fed a low-fiber diet during nursing experience lasting microbiota dysbiosis and increased obesity. Study Links Genetic Risk for ADHD With Alzheimer's Disease A higher polygenic risk score for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is also linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, a new study in Molecular Psychiatry finds.