multiplex real-time PCR

The startup plans to launch research-use diagnostic tests this year and support customers wishing to build custom assays.

The company unveiled forthcoming products for high-throughput molecular testing, diagnostic lab informatics, and microbiology automation.

Anitoa's handheld Maverick platform weighs one kilogram and comes with cloud-based analysis software.

Qiagen believes the flexibility of the Stat-Dx platform for an evolving reimbursement landscape will set it apart from other similar commercial platforms.

Qiagen posted revenues of $396.9 million in Q4 compared to $366.5 million a year ago and beat analysts' estimates on both the top and bottom lines.

The company expects to be able to offer at least one test commercially by the end of this year or early next, with research now starting on two others.

Following the CE-IVD marking, Bruker launched the two products, the multiplex real-time PCR-based Fungiplex Candida assay and the Micronaut-AM test plate.

An OpenArray panel designed to simultaneously test for 17 viruses and 13 bacteria and protozoa was able to detect pathogens from human blood donor samples with an accuracy of about 95 percent.

Under the agreement, Genomax Technologies will distribute Streck's cell stabilization and molecular products in Singapore and Malaysia.

The company has aspirations for a combined molecular/immunoassay platform, but plans to go to market with a 22-target real-time PCR-enabled syndromic panel.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.