Ipsum gets FDA nod for COVID-19 test April 3, 2020 -- Ipsum Diagnostics has received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its IDx diagnostic test to identify individuals with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory disease COVID-19.
Quest ramps up coronavirus testing amid reports of backlog April 2, 2020 -- Quest Diagnostics said it is ramping up its coronavirus testing capability to 30,000 tests per day, while stressing that cases will need to be prioritized in light of very high demand. The announcement came amid news media reports claiming that the company is partly to blame for a big backlog of tests reported in California. Discuss
Ga. man arrested for COVID-19 testing scheme March 31, 2020 -- U.S. authorities have arrested a man from Georgia for running a company that allegedly received kickbacks for referring patients to clinical labs for diagnostic tests -- including COVID-19 tests.