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Some researchers believe that the use of microfluidics in the analysis of exosomes will help clinicians overcome the problem of heterogeneity in cancer cells.
The stock prices for 14 companies in the 360Dx Index were down during the month, while 13 firms' share prices fell.
Smaller multiplex molecular panels of five or fewer targets will be covered, while a determination of gastrointestinal panel coverage is expected soon.
Diagnostic executives say the revenue-based excise tax has curtailed innovation and investment across the industry, and they expect a repeal would spur job creation.
The agency cleared a broad array of in vitro diagnostic tests, including assays for influenza, whooping cough, sexually transmitted infections, and opioids.
The new agreement amends a deal reached in October to partially fund its acquisition of some Alere businesses. That agreement was for $270 million.
The fluorescent immunoassay was cleared to run on the next-generation Sofia 2 platform and runs using a finger-stick whole-blood specimen.
Sales were driven by the cardiac testing products acquired last year from Alere and offset a decline in rapid immunoassay sales tied to the flu season.
The test detects and distinguishes pertussis and parapertussis in nasopharyngeal swab samples. It is for use on the Quidel's Solana MDx instrument.