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News on in vitro diagnostics for gastrointestinal disease.

A study found that urinary albumin-creatinine ratio can predict which patients suffering hospital induced-AKI are likely to have additional kidney damage.

Natera discussed its cancer and transplant rejection testing businesses, while Exact Sciences explained how it will benefit from its Genomic Health acquisition.

The CE mark advances the firm's strategy to develop and commercialize two- to five-minute tests that use fingerprick blood or stool samples, ProciseDx said.

The study will recruit up to 200 patients with active Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and sort them into high- and low-risk cohorts using the PredictSure IBD test. 

The company's platform and assay use fluorescent lateral flow technology to detect Helicobacter pylori antigens in human stool samples.