The evidence-based guidelines for testing individuals at risk of latent or active TB infection include recommendations on interferon-gamma release and molecular assays.
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed a genome assembly for a Zika virus reference strain from French Polynesia that might be used as part of diagnostic assays.
Using Quanterix's Simoa technology, the group developed assays to detect C. diff toxins with a high degree of sensitivity and specificity.
The deal gives Agendia continued access to Rubicon's whole-genome RNA amplification technology for its MammaPrint test.
Point-of-care testing, automation, and panelization of nucleic acid amplification testing are the future of the clinical lab ― and will likely change how labs and clinicians relate.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Luminex said after the close of the market on Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared three additional targets for its xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanosphere said after the close of the market on Thursday that it is exploring potential strategic alternatives and has hired Jefferies as an advisor.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Grifols today announced the Procleix HEV assay for detection of hepatitis E has received CE marking.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quidel reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its fourth quarter revenues declined 7 percent year over year on slower influenza and respiratory disease business.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canadian regulators have approved Hologic's Aptima HPV 16 18/45 genotype assay for the Panther system, the company said today.
Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.
Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.
The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.