Roche Diagnostics got the nod for its Elecsys Anti-HAV II test for the detection of total antibodies — IgG and IgM — to the hepatitis A virus.
While microbiology has traditionally relied heavily on manual processes, most workflows can now be automated, and AI tools promise to streamline it further.
The case, which was originally being fought between Enzo and Hologic, was decided in favor of Becton Dickinson, Hologic's co-plaintiff.
Among the claims, NeuMoDx has alleged that BD was kept up to date on the firm's technology as it was developed and that one of the patents was duplicitously expanded by BD.
Siemens Healthineers received clearances for an assay used to detect and monitor acute pancreatitis, and for tests and controls used to detect Zika.
In an earnings call, the firm said it sees growth continuing for the BD Max, BD Cor, and Phoenix systems, and in China in general.
The IVD industry is optimistic that political tensions between the US and China won't slow down their businesses. However, other challenges may lay ahead for them.
Revenues were in line with Wall Street estimates, and revenue growth represented strength across all three of the firm's business segments.
In US influenza testing, providers see growth in placements within hospital emergency departments, physicians' offices, urgent care centers, and retail clinics.
The company's patent related to labeled nucleotides for use as diagnostic tools and as therapeutic agents has been invalidated.