Research & Development
Medline signs on as Visby distributor
A handheld PCR test with a CLIA waiver, the all-in-one unit can provide diagnostic test results in under 30 minutes for sexually transmitted infections in women, the firms said.
August 1, 2022
BD launches BD COR MX/PX infectious disease platform
BD COR MX/PX integrates and automates the complete molecular laboratory workflow, from sample processing to diagnostic test results, for large, high-throughput labs, the company said.
May 12, 2022
Abbott’s STI test gets FDA nod
The Alinity m STI test uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and Mycoplasma genitalium. The test requires one swab sample, or a urine sample collected in a healthcare setting, and it runs on Abbott's Alinity m molecular laboratory instrument.
May 3, 2022
DCN Dx acquires Biomed Diagnostics
The purchase expands DCN Dx's reach into the point-of-use testing and sampling market by adding a number of tests to its portfolio, including InPouch TV for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis, Transport Media (VTM) for SARS-CoV-2 sample transport, and InTray VS COLOREX for testing for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
April 24, 2022
Rheonix gets FDA nod for STI test, workstation
The Encompass MDx workstation enables scalable, multiplexed sample-to-answer detection, simplifying laboratory workflows.
January 11, 2022
BD Cor system features MX instrument for infectious diseases
The new instrument and its first test for sexually transmitted infections have received the CE Mark for IVD directive 98/79/EC.
December 16, 2021
Chembio Diagnostics applies for FDA CLIA waiver for HIV, syphilis test
Dr. Fauci invokes Yogi Berra to describe emerging infectious disease challenge
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces digital PCR liquid-biopsy assays for academic, clinical research
C2N Diagnostics launching next-generation blood test for Alzheimer's disease detection
Thermo Fisher Scientific updates Applied Biosystems genetic analyzers to comply with IVDR
Quest Diagnostics completes acquisition of Summa Health outreach lab services business
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