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LumiraDx COVID antigen test receives CE Mark
May 20, 2022 -- LumiraDx’s SARS-CoV-2 Ag Ultra Test recently received the CE Mark, with the company promoting the test’s performance in COVID-19 antigen testing. Read More
Leica introduces Bond-Prime staining system
May 20, 2022 -- Leica Biosystems is launching its Bond-Prime advanced staining system, which features 70 open-access reagent positions and can process up to 72 slides. Read More
Transgender hormone therapy can change lab test levels
May 19, 2022 -- The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) is hailing work that has established transgender reference intervals for common clinical laboratory tests, as reported in a study published May 18 in the Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine. Read More
Labcorp launches skin cancer assay
May 19, 2022 -- Labcorp has launched a new assay for measuring lymphocyte-activation gene 3 (LAG-3) expression levels by immunohistochemistry (IHC) in tumor tissue of patients with melanoma. Read More
Lucence promotes study of LiquidHallmark biopsy assay
May 19, 2022 -- Oncology company Lucence said a recent study in PLOS One has established the high sensitivity, specificity, accuracy, and precision of its LiquidHallmark biopsy assay. Read More
Vela launches new PCR test for detecting urinary tract infection
May 19, 2022 -- Vela Diagnostics has launched a new PCR-based test for detecting urinary tract infection pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes. Read More
Meridian Bioscience releases new master mixes
May 19, 2022 -- Meridian Bioscience has released two new master mixes for the detection of DNA and RNA in point-of-care diagnostic tests. Read More
10 reasons for growth in the market for infectious disease testing
May 18, 2022 -- While COVID-19 has placed the need for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) that can detect infectious diseases front and center, demand for these tests was building before the pandemic and revenues for test products will grow. There are 10 reasons for the growth, according to a report from Kalorama Information. Read More
CAP weighs in on U.S. Senate's FDA user fee authorization bill
May 18, 2022 -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has released remarks regarding the draft U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee authorization bill released by the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. Read More
Bristol Myers Squibb promotes ctDNA liquid biopsy study
May 18, 2022 -- Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) is highlighting results from a research study on circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) liquid biopsy published April 28 in PLOS ONE. Read More
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