nucleic acid detection WHO Finds High Diagnostic Accuracy in Three Classes of MDx Technologies for TB Testing, Resistance The findings stem from a recent meeting of a WHO Guideline Development Group convened to address challenges with TB diagnosis and related drug-resistance. Cardea Bio Raises $6.5M in Series A Extension The company said it will use the financing to further develop its Transistor molecular detection platform and significantly expand mass manufacturing. NuProbe Global, CarrierGene Biotech Complete Merger, Partner With Illumina The new firm will offer target enrichment assays for clinical NGS testing and develop library preparation kits for clinical tests on Illumina's sequencing platform. Geneoscopy Raises $6.9M in Series A Financing The St. Louis-based firm will use the funds to develop its colorectal cancer screening test, which measures eukaryotic RNA isolated from epithelial cells in stool. Grifols Acquires $1.9B Stake in Shanghai RAAS in Push for China Growth Shanghai RAAS will become Grifols' exclusive distributor of plasma-derived products and transfusion diagnostic solutions in China. Feb 14, 2019 Geneoscopy Develops Colorectal Cancer Dx Using RNA Biomarkers, Taking Aim at Exact Sciences Premium Jul 11, 2017 Co-Diagnostics Eyes $8.5M in Initial Public Offering Feb 25, 2016 Luminex, University of São Paulo Collaborate on Zika Virus Detection Panel Validation Jan 27, 2015 Cascade Biosystems Publishes on DNA Detection Technology Driven by Restriction Enzyme Amplification Premium Dec 17, 2014 Massachusetts Commits $1M to Fund R&D for Disposable Ebola Test May 7, 2014 Nanosphere Q1 Revenues Improve 38 Percent Apr 15, 2014 Biocartis, Invetech Ink Deal Covering Biomarker Analysis Platform Jul 9, 2013 Axela, Thermal Gradient Ink Deal for Technology Integration Jun 25, 2013 Trovagene, Illumina Reach Technology Assessment Deal Jul 24, 2012 EnviroLogix, Douglas Scientific Partner on Nucleic Acid Analysis Mar 17, 2009 Enzymatics Gets ISO Certifications Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.