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Diasorin receives FDA 510(k) clearance for the updated syndromic panel NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel v2

May 20, 2024
NxTag Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) v2 is a molecular multiplex panel that detects 21 different pathogens (bacteria, viruses).
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Revvity launches EONIS Q system enabling faster, simplified newborn screening for SMA and SCID

Nov. 27, 2023
Molecular diagnostics workflow reduces complexity and costs for labs looking to expand newborn screening capabilities.
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For bloodstream infection testing, don’t forget the fungal pathogens

Nov. 20, 2023
To take the test online go HERE. For more information, visit the Continuing Education tab. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this article, the reader will be able to: 1. ...
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Molecular diagnostics (MDx) testing expands while lab supply shortages shrink

Oct. 18, 2023
The molecular diagnostics (MDx) market is estimated to be worth $16.6B in 2023, and expected to reach $28.6B by 2028, as “Rapid progress in technologies such as next-generation...
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Molecular diagnostics for sensitive detection of dermatomycosis species

Aug. 24, 2023
Dermatomycosis of the hair, skin, or nails is one of the most prevalent fungal infections worldwide, affecting 20–25% of the global population.1 The condition is caused by keratinolytic...
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Introducing PeakV

July 27, 2023
A large sample volume, open-assay, super-fast, ultra-sensitive, and sample-to-answer PCR instrument.
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Molecular diagnostics of women’s health issues

Women face diverse and unique health concerns that can affect their overall health and wellness. Additionally, women are more prone to certain infectious, autoimmune, and mental...
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Recent MDx advances make congenital CMV testing more feasible

April 24, 2023
Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) could practically be a tale of two pathogens. Among healthy adults, CMV infections are quite common and largely asymptomatic. Indeed, by age 40, at...
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Liquid biopsies: Brilliant potential but highly workflow dependent

Since becoming commercially available over the last 10–15 years, liquid biopsies have been enthusiastically embraced, particularly for noninvasive prenatal screening and increasingly...
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BD Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19, Influenza A/B, RSV Combination Test

Feb. 16, 2023
Single test on BD MAX Molecular Diagnostic System identifies and differentiates multiple respiratory infectious diseases.

Molecular diagnostics in treating lower respiratory tract infections with consideration for antimicrobial resistance

Nov. 22, 2022
Despite global focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, the concern around antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has continued to grow, albeit a bit further in the background. In 2019, AMR was...