AACC Panelists Take Lessons for Future From COVID-19 Pandemic Testing Challenges
In a session on Monday, lab heads recounted struggles they faced ramping up testing and offered ideas for avoiding similar issues in the future.
OpGen Expands Partnership With New York State Department of Health to Detect AMR Infections
The first year's pilot phase aimed to develop an infectious disease digital health and precision medicine platform connecting healthcare facilities to NYSDOH.
FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorizations for Wadsworth Center, Altru Dx Coronavirus Tests
Wadsworth's test detects antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in serum, while Altru Diagnostics' test detects viral nucleic acid in respiratory specimens.
With C. Auris Proliferating, NYSDOH Wadsworth Center to Fund Device Development for POC Tests
For the first time ever, the center is funding the development of diagnostic systems — specifically for the development of three devices to detect the infection.
Zika Screening of Individual Blood Donations Costs $5M for Every Positive Result, Study Shows
Despite the astronomical costs, it may prove challenging to reverse course and discontinue Zika testing according to a commentary article accompanying a NEJM study.