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The researchers said that affordable tests that can differentiate malaria from similar diseases is vital for administering the most targeted treatment for patients.

The firm said that the panel is expected to receive CE marking for commercial availability in Europe later this year.

The firm said that its rapid flu detection platform helps reduce the subjectivity of interpreting test results and can be used in a broad range of healthcare settings.

The company has been gearing up to submit its Acuitas AMR Gene Panel product to the US Food and Drug Administration for regulatory clearance.

Members of the FDA, CDC, and CMS, comprising the Tri-Agency Task Force for Emergency Diagnostics, will work together to quickly respond to public health needs.

The organizations said that FIND's expertise will help CARB-X ensure diagnostic investments have the maximum impact against antimicrobial resistance.

The deals cover the Finnish diagnostic company's Amplidiag and Novodiag lines of infectious disease and antibiotic resistance testing products.

The firm missed the consensus Wall Street estimate on the bottom line, even as its ePlex analyzer Q4 revenues more than doubled year over year to $12.1 million.

The British molecular diagnostics firm recently completely a redesign of its point-of-care system, called Q-POC, and is planning to seek a CE-IVD mark for the device later this year.

The firm said that the test provides results of HBV status in 15 minutes with high analytical sensitivity, and that testing can be completed while the patient is present.

The company has adopted a reagent rental approach which it believes supported the placement of 133 instruments in the quarter.

The firms said that HuaSin obtained exclusive rights to develop a fully automated HPV genotyping assay platform that uses Genomica’s technology.

The Polish company recently received 9 million Polish złoty ($2.4 million) from the country's National Center for Research and Development to support its activities.

The firm's CTO Sarah Levy said the Series C funding will enable it to expand R&D activities to develop applications beyond complete blood counts.

While the study showed initial promise, further work will be necessary to clarify its performance for various clinical indications.

The assay's CE marking permits its use for the early diagnosis of HIV-1 in infants and for measuring viral load and disease progression using dried blood spot samples.

Cardiac immunoassays paced revenue growth in Q4. The firm also saw an 88 percent jump in total revenues for 2018, supported by 43 percent growth in molecular diagnostics. 

The study authors said that many cases of drug resistance remained undetected due to inaccurate tests, resulting in more deaths from incorrect treatment. 

The assay, which uses the Bioneer ExiStation molecular diagnostics instrument, was also recently registered for purchase by the Global Fund.

The partners anticipate developing tests that analyze clusters of biomarkers to detect cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, liver cancer, and other diseases.

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