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Exact argues that JHU has no basis to demand any royalties on sales of Cologuard because the test doesn't use any patents the university licensed to the company.

In a survey conducted by an association working group, 40 percent of respondents said they are already offering TMB, with most others planning to do the same within the year.

The firms are collaborating to provide reference architectures for whole-slide image viewing and managing to healthcare and life sciences organizations.

The Paige Prostate solution and Insight viewer are vendor-neutral and allow pathologists to view whole digitized slides from different sites and scanners.

Due to a ransom cyberattack on its information technology systems, the firm reported full revenue but only preliminary earnings estimates.

The results are of interest to drugmakers looking for scalable technology solutions for assessment of PD-L1 for predicting immunotherapy response.

The approval of its Omics Core assay for tumor-normal mutational profiling opens the door for payor reimbursement, which is key to reaching profitability, NantHealth said.

The assay, which received premarket approval last year, detects 14 high-risk HPV types and individually identifies and reports HPV genotypes 16, 18, and 45.

The skin cancer test developer reported total revenues of $14.8 million compared to $3.7 in Q3 2018, beating the Wall Street expectation of $9.5 million.

The research team said that its diagnostic biomarkers may help clinicians differentiate a fatal disease for preterm infants from other confounding conditions.

The company expects to launch Signatera for clinical use in colorectal cancer next year and has started to recruit a sales team for the assay.

The company said revenues declined primarily as a result of adjustments in accounts receivable, payor mix, and the timing of test kit collections.

In one of two clearances in October, DiaSorin got the nod to market its Liaison XL Zika Capture IgM II test for the detection of Zika virus IgM antibodies. 

A preliminary analysis lends some support to covering NIPS for pregnancies beyond high-risk, and some payors have expanded coverage.  

 

The test is the second infectious disease assay from Bioneer to be CE marked, and the South Korean company has a third test in the pipeline.

Lexent's NGS assay for monitoring response to treatment and minimal residual disease for solid tumors will eventually run on the Illumina NextSeq 550Dx. 

The firm's tick-borne pathogens panel was also recently the subject of a clinical study, showing high accuracy in detecting numerous infectious agents. 

The liquid biopsy firm reported revenues of $60.8 million for the quarter, easily surpassing the consensus Wall Street estimate of $45.4 million.

The firm is also targeting a new market for oral fluid-based tests for drugs of abuse, projecting future growth due to new federal regulations.

The company's software-related revenues grew year over year, but its sequencing and molecular analysis revenues declined.

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