melting curve analysis Mayo Clinic Lab Discovers New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacterium Using Routine Melt Curve Analysis Premium 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. Canon USA Invests in Spartan Bioscience The investment will fund the research and development of new diagnostic testing products, including rapid genetic testing. Canon Launches Global Biomedical Subsidiary as Molecular Testing Platform Nears Market Premium Among Canon BioMedical's life science projects is a genetic testing platform based on ultra-fast serial PCR and high-resolution melt analysis. At AMP Corporate Event, BioFire Dx, Cepheid Presentations Offer Early Look at MDx Pipelines Premium BioMérieux's BioFire Diagnostics subsidary and Cepheid sponsored presentations at the American Association for Molecular Pathology annual meeting in which clinical users shared preliminary data on highly anticipated products from the companies. Apr 24, 2014 BioFire Boosts BioMerieux Q1 Revenues; Biodefense Contract on Hold due to Focus Dx Legal Protest Premium Mar 14, 2013 PCR Probe Licensing Pact with Focus Diagnostics Portends 'Busy Year' for Evogen Premium Aug 16, 2012 High-Res Melting Assay and Abbott Plex-ID Compare Well in Hopkins Blood Culture PCR Test Matchup Premium Jul 19, 2012 Hopkins-Led Team Developing High-Resolution Melting Assay for HIV Diversity Analysis Premium Nov 10, 2011 Idaho Tech Demos Clinical Utility of FilmArray Respiratory Dx; Plans to Add Blood, GI Panels Premium Jul 28, 2011 Chinese Group Develops Melt Curve-PCR Assay for Beta-Thalassemia Genotyping Premium Jul 21, 2011 Canon, U of Maryland Co-Developing Infectious Disease MDx System Premium Nov 11, 2010 Cepheid Developing Broad-Range Blood Culture Bacterial ID Test for GeneXpert System Premium Dec 17, 2009 Kapa Biosystems Licenses SYBR Green, Melting Curve Tech from Idaho Technology Premium Dec 17, 2009 Roche Licenses Real-Time PCR Tools to Takara Bio Dec 15, 2009 Idaho Technology Licenses IP to Kapa Biosystems Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.