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The company, which beat Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines, said completed Cologuard test volume rose 150 percent over Q1 2016.

The company said revenues for the quarter and full-year 2016 included sales of Olerup HLA typing products, which CareDx got through its acquisition of Allenex.

The investment bank said Exact has the opportunity to book $4 billion to $5 billion in revenues a year from its colon cancer screening test Cologuard.

The company said the revenue increase was driven by strong growth in its ConfirmMDx prostate cancer test and the launch of its SelectMDx liquid biopsy test.

The company said it completed 82,000 Cologuard tests during the quarter, a 114 percent growth in test volume during the three-month period.

The company said its product revenues rose during the fourth quarter thanks to an increase in T2Candida panel sales due to increased patient testing.

Glorikian's new book offers guidance for companies looking to develop in vitro diagnostics, on everything from determining value to getting reimbursement.

The FDA granted Abbott Emergency Use Authorization for the assay in serum, plasma, and urine in November. 

The company also reported it completed 244,000 Cologuard tests during 2016, a 134 percent increase from 2015.

The company also reported that it delivered 57,000 billable tests in 2016 and grew test volume by 200 percent year over year.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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