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DARPA program managers said they are developing different testing modalities that are crucially linked in their objective to facilitate more comprehensive and faster testing.

Diagenode already sells more than 30 real-time PCR tests that are CE-marked for the detection of bacteria, parasites, and viruses for multiple infectious diseases.

The test is designed to help determine if a patient has an acute respiratory infection and if that infection is bacterial or viral.

GenMark said its ePlex molecular diagnostic product revenue for Q4 was $45.4 million, an increase of 138 percent over the fourth quarter of 2019.

One of a host of new methods used for diagnosis of and screening for COVID-19, there are still hurdles to widespread adoption of breath testing for the disease.

Not every company in the 360Dx Index had significant gains, but multiple companies saw their share prices double. 

The BioFire Defense subsidiary of BioMérieux obtained clearance for its FilmArray Global Fever Panel External Control Kit, used with the FilmArray Global Fever Panel.

The firm said that part of the funding will support the development of a rapid, multiplex DPP Respiratory Antigen Panel for the upcoming flu season.

The two firms aim to bring down costs and turnaround time with two newly-launched sequencing tests for respiratory pathogens, RVOP 2 and Explify RPIP.

Qiagen received CE IVD marking for its NeuMoDx Flu A-B/RSV/SARS-CoV-2 Vantage Test and for a saliva collection kit for its single-plex NeuMoDx SARS-CoV-2 assay.