NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration has granted Emergency Use Authorization for Abbott's RealTime Zika assay, which detects Zika RNA in human serum, EDTA plasma, and urine.

In practice, the RealTime Zika RT-PCR assay isolates nucleic acids from a sample and purifies them using the Abbott mSample Preparation System operating on the Abbott m2000sp instrument or on another authorized instrument, according to the FDA.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Feb
27

In this webinar, Jill Viles, an Iowa mother with no clinical training, shares her story of how she self-diagnosed her rare condition, a muscle-wasting disease caused by a mutation in the LMNA gene. She will also discuss how she discovered that a mutation in the same gene is the underlying cause for the excess muscle phenotype exhibited by Canadian Olympic hurdler Priscilla Lopes-Schliep. 

Mar
13

This webinar will share how clinical genetics labs can integrate cytogenetics and molecular data to assess abnormalities using a single sample on a single workflow platform.

Apr
03

Proximity ligation technology generates multi-dimensional next-generation sequencing data that is proving to solve unmet needs in genomic research.