The collaboration aims at automating the processing of up to 96 liquid biopsy samples at one time using Enable Bio's (ADAP) technology for immunoassays.
GenMark Diagnostics received clearance for a third BCID panel that the firm said paves the way for a customizable approach to sepsis MDx.
The test uses machine learning algorithms to assess predictive biomarkers and electronic health record information to identify progressive kidney disease.
The company's cofounders will pay $500,000 each to settle allegations by the US Department of Justice that they submitted false claims to Medicare.
Decreased sales in the firm's centralized and point-of-care business and diabetes care business were partially offset by strong growth in the molecular diagnostics business.
The firm has expansive plans, including a possible launch of 40 different types of tests. It currently plans to launch a liver function test in the US this summer.
While a number of hospitals have sold their outreach operations in recent years, observers suggest these businesses are well-suited to the current environment.
Roche alleged that lower-priced test strips intended for sale via mail order were redirected for sale at higher prices through retail pharmacies.
DOJ alleges that Arriva offered free upgrades of medically unnecessary glucometers to Medicare beneficiaries, and then billed Medicare for the equipment.
Investigators calculated that the new assay, which includes 67 SNPs, could offer a 50 percent improvement over previous methods if used in newborn screening.