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The company will provide 1 million rapid diagnostic tests, $750,000, and technical expertise as part of an effort in Odisha to eliminate the disease.

Lineagen hopes to use PWNHealth's consumer-oriented model to expand access to its testing services for developmental delay and autism spectrum disorder.

Through the JV and strategic partnership, the companies aim to provide precision diagnostic products and services to Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.

Among the updates provided Wednesday, Quidel's CEO noted the firm's growing presence in point-of-care markets, while PerkinElmer discussed plans for its Vanadis test.


The firm's CEO told investors at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that in addition to driving growth of its sepsis test in the US, Accelerate is eyeing expansion into China.

Using tech developed by CEO Omid Farokhzad, the startup is building tests for cancer and neurological diseases, the first of which it aims to launch in 2021.

The company plans to focus on increasing its NIPT reimbursement as well as on pharmaceutical deals for its oncology test and launching a kidney transplantation test.

After a successful pilot that recruited 1,000 patients, NorthShore will now engage 10,000 people to receive Color's genomic testing in their primary care.

The assay uses the propensity of pathogenic tau protein filaments to self-assemble and could enable more accurate and earlier detection of Alzheimer's.

Abbott CEO Miles White is bullish on the firm's Alinity systems, while Quest and LabCorp see acquisitions as the likely result of further PAMA-related cuts.

The company is also looking to expand the use of its FDA-approved ClonoSeq assay, which has US FDA approval for MRD detection in acute lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma.

The company believes it can provide tests to predict patients' responsiveness to specific drugs akin to the molecular diagnostics that have now swelled the oncology space.

The molecular test detects and differentiates Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis from fresh and frozen nasopharyngeal swab samples.

At JP Morgan, Qiagen CEO Peer Schatz discussed a new digital PCR system and handheld reader for TB testing; Qiagen's acquisition of N-of-One; and its new sample prep system.

In a recent study, researchers found that a PSA SNP variant affected protein stability, activity, and glycosylation, and could impact clinical measurements.

The combined debt and equity financing for the Washington state allergy lab comes as demand for food-related allergy testing is growing.

The firm's new RT-PCR assay identifies 20 gene fusion between NTRK1/2/3 and other genes, allowing clinicians to potentially detect rare forms of different cancers.

The firm's fourth quarter preliminary revenues increased by 11 percent to $865 million year over year, while full-year revenues jumped by 21 percent to $3.3 billion.

The tests are designed to detect genetic variations including SNPs, insertion-deletions, copy number variations, and variations in segmental duplications.

CEO Kim Popovits discussed three strategic imperatives for the coming year: increasing penetration in established markets, broadening global access, and continuing to diversify its portfolio.

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