The new list comprises 122 test categories — 46 general IVDs, 69 IVDs for specific diseases, and seven test categories for screening blood donations.
CPIC wants to issue guidelines for non-actionable genes, standardize PGx terms, and work with groups like ClinGen and ClinVar to expand use of its guidelines.
The guidelines, drafted with support from PerkinElmer, calls for universal screening of pregnant women for preterm preeclampsia during the first trimester.
Oxford Immunotec said that it expects the report to further the trend toward interferon-gamma release assay adoption for healthcare personnel screening.
By focusing too heavily on family history, the Preventive Services Task Force is missing many opportunities for prevention, patient advocates, industry players, and researchers say.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons updated consensus guidelines to recommend multigene panel testing for patients with cancer, including those who were tested many years ago.
The latest guidelines include new language about screening individuals with BRCA mutations and the potential utility of certain biomarker tests.
The genetic testing community is having a tough time deciphering FDA's intentions based on its authorization of 23andMe’s PGx test and a recent safety alert.
The new additions reflect data published this summer in the TAILORx trial, which speak to the chemopredictive ability of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX.
In response to public comment on draft recommendations published last year, the USPSTF changed course and retained cotesting as an option.