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The latest NYS Department of Health approval expands the company's CT/NG testing to samples from multiple relevant body sites.

Some at-home infectious disease tests and sample collection kits exist in a murky regulatory realm, and their sale to patients is troubling laboratorians and clinicians.

The Cobas TV/MG test detects Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) DNA in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

The direct-to-consumer at-home health testing firm intends to use the funds to expands its platform development and supply logistics in North America.

The firm said that its point-of-care test delivers laboratory-quality results in about 30 minutes and could be used in the home and other settings.

The firm said its new molecular platform, which offers random-access testing, high throughput, and a broad menu has the potential to replace multiple instruments in molecular labs.

The Austin, Texas-based company offers more than 30 tests, including those for food sensitivity, fertility and women's hormones, sexually transmitted diseases, and thyroid.

An early user of a new Mycoplasma genitalium and antibiotic resistance test from SpeeDx that uses the Xpert cartridge shared some initial validation data.

The FDA said it is the first test  authorized to test for M. genitalium, a slow-growing bacteria that is difficult to detect with traditional laboratory methods.

The deal covers distribution of the SpeeDx ResistancePlus and PlexPCR assays.

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