Twelve hospitals will use the company's assays to screen vulnerable patients for genes from multi-drug resistant organisms.
The test is the first capable of simultaneously identifying Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa directly from blood cultures containing Gram-negative rods in less than 90 minutes.
The US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(K) clearance for AdvanDx's 90-minute Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH protocol for detecting Candida yeast.
AdvanDx received 510(k) clearance for 90-minute versions of its Escherichia coli/Pseudomonas aeruginosa and EK/P. aeruginosa diagnostic tests.
The new version of the peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization test takes 90 minutes instead of 2.5 hours for conventional tests.
In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.
Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.
New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.
NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.