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Luminex was bullish about its molecular diagnostics business, Natera outlined its work with pharmaceutical firms, and Oxford discussed its plans in TB and tick-borne diseases.

JP Morgan healthcare conference opening

Among the diagnostic firms presenting at the conference on Tuesday were lab giant LabCorp, diversified medical products firm Hologic, and MDx startups, such as Adaptive Biotechnologies.

Several of the top molecular diagnostic firms presented at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday discussing product portfolios, FDA clearances, and plans for 2018.

The company expects at least $50 million in Q4 revenues, above the $45 million to $46 million, it had previously guided to. 

The company expects to see lower growth in products and services due to timing issues in obtaining billable cases from contracted customers.

The firm said the charges, related to deferred tax assets, revaluation of deferred tax liabilities, and other tax provisions, won't affect its adjusted EPS.

The company said that EPS for next year is anticipated to be between $3.50 and $3.60. On an adjusted basis, EPS is expected in the range of $4.25 to $4.35. 

Though revenues from its non-invasive heart transplant rejection test AlloMap fell about 5 percent, CareDx is already being reimbursed by Medicare for its new AlloSure test.

The firm's 14 percent growth in molecular diagnostics sales was driven primarily by continued strength across its Aptima women's health products globally.

GenMark placed 65 ePlex analyzers in Q3, the first full quarter after the platform's launch in the US, and it expects to exit 2017 with up to 200 placements.

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