The PAXgene Blood ccfDNA tube enables clinical laboratories to stabilize samples when they cannot be processed on the day they were collected.
BD alleges Cytek hired away former BD employees to develop flow cytometry products to compete against BD.
The test runs on the BD Viper LT system and detects 14 high-risk types of human papilloma virus.
Alere received FDA 510(k) clearances for four tests, including those for influenza A and B, strep A, and RNA-based respiratory syncytial virus.
The firm saw revenue growth across all segments, with diagnostic systems revenues increasing 14 percent.
The BD MAX Check-Points CPO assay detects common carbapenemase-producing organisms in less than 2.5 hours.
The FDA said it observed a number of violations of federal law related to the company's Vacutainer blood collection tubes during an inspection.
The investment bank noted that Hologic could be the "biggest beneficiary from tax reform" in its coverage with a potential 8 percent benefit to earnings per share.