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Diagnostics by drone? It may be closer than you think
October 25, 2021 -- The future is closer than you think. Unmanned aerial vehicles -- or drones -- delivering diagnostic tests or essential medicines to people may sound like science fiction. But drones are slowly being incorporated into the clinical laboratory workflow. Read More
Baxter, BioMerieux receive CE mark for kidney test
October 22, 2021 -- Baxter International and BioMerieux have received the CE Mark for the Nephroclear CCL14 Test, which predicts persistent severe acute kidney injury. Read More
Quest sees slight revenue decrease in Q3 revenues
October 22, 2021 -- Quest Diagnostics reported a slight decrease in revenues for the third quarter of the 2021 fiscal year. Read More
Lucid closes Nasdaq initial public offering
October 20, 2021 -- The cancer prevention medical diagnostics firm Lucid Diagnostics, a subsidiary of PAVmed, has closed its initial public offering. Read More
Sysmex develops new leukemia liquid biopsy test
October 20, 2021 -- Sysmex Inostics has developed a new liquid biopsy test for detection of minimal residual disease in acute myeloid leukemia. Read More
Thermo Fisher's COVID-19 saliva sample device gets FDA nod
October 20, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given an emergency use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific's new saliva sample collection method for COVID-19 testing. Read More
Qiagen launches new tuberculosis test
October 20, 2021 -- Qiagen has launched a new test to detect tuberculosis (TB) infection, which also received a CE Mark. Read More
Labcorp, Pillar Biosciences team up for genomic testing
October 19, 2021 -- Labcorp and Pillar Biosciences have signed an agreement to offer genomic cancer testing based on Pillar's next-generation sequencing technology. Read More
Natera unveils lung transplant assessment test
October 19, 2021 -- Cell-free DNA testing company Natera has introduced its Prospera transplant assessment test for lung transplant recipients. Read More
Eurofins lands $30M COVID diagnostic testing contract
October 18, 2021 -- Eurofins Genomics has won a $30 million contract with the U.S. Department of Air Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to build a new production facility for manufacturing reagents used in COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Read More
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Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD) 2021
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