BD, CerTest launch monkeypox assay for global and U.S. markets
September 26, 2022 -- Global medical technology company Becton Dickinson (BD) and in vitro diagnostic medical devices developer CerTest on Monday announced the commercial launch of a research-use-only PCR assay to detect the monkeypox virus for U.S. and global markets. Read More
Enzo launches RNA gene expression platform for HPV
September 26, 2022 -- Molecular diagnostics firm Enzo Biochem on Monday announced the launch of its Ampiview RNA gene expression platform for the detection of the human papillomavirus (HPV), expanding the company’s position in oncology and paving the way for its expansion into spatial biology. Read More
T2 Biosystems inks distribution agreement in Baltic region
September 23, 2022 -- Sepsis detection firm T2 Biosystems said on Thursday that it has inked a territory-exclusive distribution agreement in the Baltic region, including Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Read More
Bionano launches first optical genome mapping-based LDT
September 23, 2022 -- Bionano Genomics on Friday announced the launch of Bionano Laboratories, combining its optical genome mapping (OGM) data services with clinical testing services previously offered by Lineagen. Read More
OIG: FDA recommendations for future pandemics
September 22, 2022 -- To better balance test availability and quality in current and future infectious disease emergencies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should leverage its experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report announced this week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). Read More
Virax Biolabs inks distribution agreement for monkeypox kits
September 22, 2022 -- Virax Biolabs on Thursday announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Cosmos Holdings to market Virax’s Monkeypox Virus RT-PCR Detection Kits. Read More
PerkinElmer gets FDA approval for kit to automate TB test
September 22, 2022 -- PerkinElmer’s Oxford Immunotec business on Thursday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of T-Cell Select reagent kit for the automation of its T-Spot.TB test workflow for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use by certified laboratories. Read More
Reading blood-oxygen saturation levels on a smartphone
September 21, 2022 -- Reading blood-oxygen saturation (SpO2) levels on a smartphone could give more people important information to help them interpret symptoms of COVID-19 and other medical conditions at home, according to a proof-of-principle study published this week in npj Digital Medicine. Read More
Innovative Health launches B2B platform for at-home testing
September 21, 2022 -- Innovative Health Diagnostics has launched a diagnostic-as-a-service (DaaS) platform that enables brands to offer at-home testing for initial diagnostics and recurring testing. Read More
BrightInsight, BioMérieux partner on digital health
September 21, 2022 -- BrightInsight and BioMérieux on Wednesday announced a partnership to launch a digital solution for diagnostics. Read More
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