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The researchers aim to offer the half-hour diagnostic assay for use during neurosurgery to help clinicians pursue the best treatment for patients with gliomas.  

The company shared early evidence of the potential of its approach to improve newborn screening for immune disorders, and to offer new tools for other areas like HIV monitoring.

A PCR-based analysis of nearly 700 cases picked up human papillomavirus or human polyomaviruses DNA in a fraction of urothelial bladder carcinoma tumors.

The firm will manufacture its Logix Smart mycobacteria tuberculosis assay at its ISO-certified facility in Utah but will not seek FDA approval at this time, it said.

Using more than 16,000 tick samples submitted by individuals in the mainland US and Puerto Rico, researchers documented tick species and infection by four pathogens.

The Dutch multinational is now on track to introduce a kitted version of the assay, which can be run on standard quantitative PCR equipment, by the end of the year.

The company delivered 4,621 billable tests during Q1, and billable testing volume was the highest in a quarter in Fulgent's history.

PredictImmune's test relies on a 16-marker panel run using quantitative PCR to stratify Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to the severity of their illnesses.

Amplidiag CarbaR+MCR detects the main carbapenemase-producing organisms and colistin resistance markers. Novidiag Bacterial GE+ identifies the most common enteric pathogens.

The firms will develop new business opportunities, exchange technical expertise, and integrate their software and hardware systems.

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At the Lancet, more than two dozen public health researchers condemn the conspiracy theories that have emerged surrounding the source of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Washington Post reports that Philip Leder, who helped uncover how DNA codes for proteins and studied the role of genes in cancer, has died.

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pittsburgh look into how often de novo genes arise and how important they may be.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline for genotyping Alu retrotransposon mobile element insertions, previously undocumented non-coding RNAs, and more.