The test will leverage next-generation sequencing to sequence PCR amplicons of the UL54 and UL97 genes in which drug resistance with CMV has been associated.
The Finnish diagnostics company is working to expand US and European sales of its ceramide lipid-based cardiovascular risk assessment assay, CERT.
Changes in physician behavior around monitoring patient response to therapeutic monoclonal antibodies is increasing demand for clinical testing of these drugs.
The partners anticipate developing tests that analyze clusters of biomarkers to detect cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, liver cancer, and other diseases.
Mayo's diagnostic tests do not infringe upon Athena Diagnostics' patent because they use standard methods and involve "natural law," the court ruled.
Abbott CEO Miles White is bullish on the firm's Alinity systems, while Quest and LabCorp see acquisitions as the likely result of further PAMA-related cuts.
Clinicians need to understand higher-sensitivity troponin assays will detect longer-term cardiac injury as well as acute conditions, experts say.
The research highlighted particular challenges for gram-negative organisms among a population of higher-risk patients.
The test covers 27 genes in which variants are known to contribute to the effectiveness or safety of more than 360 medications for 30 conditions.
The firm will use the financing to commercialize a test that utilizes metabolomic and DNA biomarkers to characterize obesity and guide weight loss.