The first tests to be made available through the collaboration will be for Lyme disease and food sensitivity, leveraging PerkinElmer's expertise.
The firms aim to combine PerkinElmer 's Ordered Data Interpretation Network and FDNA's Face2Gene facial analysis software to target emerging markets.
FDNA has developed software called Face2Gene that uses facial anomalies, phenotypic traits, and variant information to diagnose genetic disorders.
Siemens Healthineers received clearance for its Dimension Exl High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay used to diagnose acute myocardial infarction.
The guidelines, drafted with support from PerkinElmer, calls for universal screening of pregnant women for preterm preeclampsia during the first trimester.
While total revenues were up less than 1 percent, the Diagnostics division grew revenues 5 percent. Discovery & Analytical Solutions dipped 2 percent.
The genetic disease risk test, which covers 59 genes endorsed by ACMG, is offered through the Helix marketplace and includes genetic counseling services.
BioMérieux received clearance for its Vitek 2 gram-negative susceptibility card as a test used to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of certain aerobic bacilli.
PerkinElmer reduced its headcount by 109 employees in 2018 as a result of restructuring actions, it said in its Form 10-K filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week.