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Cepheid, pharma firms collaborate on diagnostic test for multidrug-resistant bacterial infections
By PBR Staff Writer
Cepheid has entered into a new collaboration with AstraZeneca, Cubist and GSK to encourage transformational change in infectious disease therapy.
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BioLight announces start of clinical study with DiagnosTear dry eye syndrome diagnostic assay
BioLight Life Sciences Investments announced that DiagnosTear has received all necessary approvals from Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv to begin a clinical study with its TeaRx, point-of-care Dry Eye Syndrome diagnostic assay. DiagnosTear is part of BioLight’s XLVision Sciences ophthalmology cluster.
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Hepregen launches first application-oriented in vitro kit
By PBR Staff Writer
Bioengineered micro-liver platforms developer Hepregen has launched its first application-oriented in vitro kit, called Human HepatoPac, for identification and profiling of drug metabolites.
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Epigenomics obtains €5m financing from YA Global Master SPV
By PBR Staff Writer
Molecular diagnostics company Epigenomics has entered into a €5m convertible bond financing agreement with YA Global Master SPV Ltd.
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Quest Diagnostics launches Opioid therapy genetic test based on CYP450
By PBR Staff Writer
Diagnostic information services provider Quest Diagnostics has rolled out its new lab-developed genetic test to support the delivery of modified opioid pain-relieving treatment.
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US FDA approves Alere Determine HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab Combo
By PBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Alere's pre-market application (PMA) for the commercialization of Alere Determine HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab Combo in the country.
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Quidel Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay wins FDA 510(k) clearance
By PBR Staff Writer
Quidel has won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay (FIA) for use on the Sofia Analyzer to detect elevated levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), an early indicator of pregnancy.
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Viroclinics Biosciences enhances NEN-EN-ISO 15189 certification
By PBR Staff Writer
Contract research and clinical diagnostic service institution Viroclinics Biosciences has announced that its laboratory has received ISO 15187:2007 certification, from the Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA).
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Hologic's Aptima HPV assay receives US FDA clearance for Panther system
By PBR Staff Writer
Hologic's Aptima HPV assay has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use on its fully-automated Panther system, enabling laboratories to run multiple tests from a single specimen.
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Roche introduces new progastrin-releasing peptide test to detect lung cancer
By PBR Staff Writer
Switzerland-based Roche has introduced new Progastrin-releasing peptide (ProGRP) test, Elecsys ProGRP, for precise differentiation of small cell (SCLC) and non-small cell (NSCLC) lung cancer and diagnosis of early-stage SCLC.
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LifeCodexx’s improved PrenaTest can be performed at early stage of pregnancy
By PBR Staff Writer
LifeCodexx has revealed that its PrenaTest, a non-invasive molecular genetic blood test, can now be performed to determine high risk pregnancies even as early as the ninth week of pregnancy.
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New genetic test for breast cancer to help avoid chemotherapy
By PBR Staff Writer
Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research, London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Queen Mary University of London have developed a new breast cancer test, dubbed as PAM50, to help women avoid unnecessary chemotherapy.
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Teva to commercialize Verinata Health’s verifi prenatal test in Israel
By PBR Staff Writer
Teva Pharmaceutical has entered into an exclusive five-year agreement with Verinata Health, an Illumina company, to commercialize the verifi non-invasive prenatal test in Israel.
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Roche's new workflow option for cobas HPV Test receives FDA approval
By PBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Roche's new streamlined workflow process for the cobas Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test, which help labs reduce costs, improve turnaround time and focus on other key tasks.
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Arrayit, DHK enter distributorship agreement to sell genomic tests in India
By PBR Staff Writer
Life sciences and diagnostics company Arrayit and India's DHK Medical Products have entered into an exclusive three-year distributorship agreement to sell Arrayit genomic tests in the country.
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