MX3 Diagnostics' saliva test conducts electrochemical measurements of the ionic density of saliva to enable a quick response to dehydration concerns.
Beyond its HostDx Sepsis test, the firm is working on a test to detect and differentiate bacterial from viral infections in patients presenting with fever.
By measuring and analyzing hospital testing operations, the firm anticipates helping its customers implement better antimicrobial stewardship programs.
In US influenza testing, providers see growth in placements within hospital emergency departments, physicians' offices, urgent care centers, and retail clinics.
The research team said its nanofluidic system increased the proportion of nucleic acid and protein disease biomarkers a billionfold prior to detection.
UK researchers said they are developing a commercial test that could enable sensitive detection of tuberculosis DNA in blood and provide an option to broaden screening.
Abbott said that its Afinion HbA1c assay used to diagnose diabetes could eventually be made available in physicians' offices through a CLIA waiver.
The researchers said that they have demonstrated an approach that skirts a bottleneck and enables building pathology support systems from large datasets.
The German firm, spun off from a marine research institute, recently closed a €1 million seed financing round to support expansion of the company and drive adoption.
Rapid Biosensor Systems said its point-of-care pre-production breath system has achieved high performance during TB field testing in Ethiopia and India.