Blood test data show Lyme disease rising in some states April 22, 2019 -- The demographics of tick-borne Lyme disease in the U.S. have been changing, with more testing and diagnoses in states that traditionally have had a low incidence of the infection, according to a study of blood-based testing by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Quest Diagnostics. Discuss
Journal eyes liquid biopsy's promise with special edition April 22, 2019 -- Liquid biopsy has the potential to identify diseases such as cancer with more precision than traditional tissue biopsy, but more research is needed to realize the technology's full potential, according to a special issue of Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers.
Cygnus unveils new ELISA kit for gene therapy April 19, 2019 -- Cygnus Technologies has introduced a new enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test for use with recombinant vaccines and viral vectors in gene therapy to detect endonuclease impurities.
LabCorp to exchange research units with Envigo April 19, 2019 -- LabCorp and Envigo have announced a deal in which LabCorp will buy Envigo's nonclinical contract research services business, while Envigo will absorb the U.S. research products business of LabCorp's Covance drug development unit.