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Avapritinib is sold by Blueprint Medicines as Ayvakit for the treatment of adults with unresectable or metastatic GIST harboring a PDGFRA exon 18 mutation.

The companies are positioning the test, called SeptiCyte Rapid, for use in triaging COVID-19 patients who could be at greater risk for progressing to sepsis.

 

The PCR viral load test runs on the Cobas 6800/8800 systems and has been calibrated to the World Health Organization International Standard, Roche said.

The seven technologies feature different methods, including CRISPR and microfluidics, and can be performed in many settings and with a variety of sample types.

While new ways to carry out pool testing for SARS-CoV-2 abound, questions remain about sensitivity issues and the regulation of such tests.

The tests will run on Bosch's automated Vivalytic platform, with BioGX developing, manufacturing, and supplying reagents for the cartridges.

The firm expects to launch a 510(k)-cleared version of its Bladder EpiCheck recurrence assay early next year followed by an RUO early-stage lung cancer assay.

Swiss firm DKSH will market and sell Ubiquitome's Liberty16 PCR-based platform in Australia, New Zealand, and other countries in the region.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles used a SARS-CoV-2 sequencing panel to determine if patients had become infected from the same source as healthcare workers.

The German company's real-time PCR test is designed to detect SARS-CoV-2 genes E and RdRP in respiratory samples.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

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