melting curve analysis
Biocartis Nabs FDA 510(k) Clearance for Lynch Syndrome Screening Assay
The Idylla MSI Test identifies microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer tumors to aid in the identification of potential Lynch syndrome.
The endpoint method uses so-called endogenous barcodes and molecular beacons to multiplex dozens of targets in a single reaction.
Australian Researchers Adapt Melt Curve Methylation Test for Infant Rare Genetic Disorder Screening
The test combines melt curve analysis and high-throughput, quantitative PCR to detect Prader-Willi, Angelman, and Dup15q syndromes in infants.
Mayo Clinic Lab Discovers New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacterium Using Routine Melt Curve Analysis
The reference lab noted unusual melt temperatures in samples processed for Lyme disease, and collaborated with others to find the spirochete in Upper Midwest ticks.
BioMérieux's BioFire Unit Submits Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel for FDA Clearance
FilmArray ME tests cerebrospinal fluid for the most common bacteria, viruses, and fungi responsible for community-acquired meningitis or encephalitis.