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A research team said the study provides some evidence that there is potential for saliva testing in broad surveillance of past exposure to SARS-CoV-2.

The experts said that antibody testing cannot indicate an individual's immunity or help with return-to-work schemes but have use for public health agencies.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers shared detection rate data for multi-cancer screening tests from Grail and Thrive Earlier Detection.

The ALARM Partnership is being launched to measure the impact of AlloSure and RemoTraC on lung transplant patients.

If the results are validated, investigators believe the method could help diagnose patients without the need for a needle biopsy and with fewer false positives.

Funded by a five-year, $3.7 million NIH grant, the firm plans to offer an assay that is cheaper and less invasive than standard upper endoscopies. 

Developers pointed to some success, but they also noted that more at-home tests need to demonstrate higher levels of performance and affordability.

Exact argues that JHU has no basis to demand any royalties on sales of Cologuard because the test doesn't use any patents the university licensed to the company.

Circulating tumor DNA detection in stage III colon cancer patients after surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy coincided with a rise in recurrence risk.

Erada Technology Alliance said the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund grant facilitates production, testing, and validation trials for the rapid test for malaria.

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