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News on research and diagnostic development for pathogenic diseases.

The FDA also reissued Emergency Use Authorizations for SARS-CoV-2 tests from Roche and Express Gene to reflect their permitted use with additional sample types.

The ELISA-based test has shown 98.8 percent sensitivity and 99.6 percent specificity for detecting SARS-CoV-2 specific IgG against two virus antigens.

Angstrom Bio is developing a rapid, scalable coronavirus test that uses nanopore sequencing to detect barcoded PCR products.

The investment bank said it expects demand for Fulgent's COVID-19 testing to decline over the next two years.

Cepheid said that the 4-in-1 test runs on any of almost 30,000 GeneXpert Systems, which provide results in approximately 36 minutes.