real-time PCR

The Artus T. vaginalis QS-RGQ kit is designed for the qualitative detection of Trichomonas vaginalis DNA purified from clinician-collected patient samples.

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

The company has also developed two liquid biopsy cancer test, Liquid GPS Core for DNA and Liquid GPS Expression for RNA.

The Sentosa SA201 HSV-1/2 PCR test detects herpes virus DNA from oral or anal skin lesions in symptomatic patients.

Launch Diagnostics will distribute BioGx's entire product line, including laboratory-use-only products, in the UK and Ireland.

The PCR-based methylation assay is intended to help predict the response of certain high-risk breast cancer patients to anthracycline-based chemotherapy.

AxonLab will distribute BioGx's entire product line, including laboratory-use-only products, in central European countries.

The US Food and Drug Administration cleared Qiagen's Ipsogen JAK2 RGQ PCR Kit for additional use in the diagnosis of all myeloproliferative neoplasms

An extended labeling claim has added detection of three additional EGFR mutations to help ID NSCLC patients for whom Boehringer Ingelheim's Gilotrif is indicated.

The Singapore-based firm has established a US subsidiary and named distributors to sell its products across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.


Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.