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News on technologies and applications for point-of-care testing.

The developers anticipate that their new approach may enable noninvasive and continuous monitoring of glucose, lactate, and other clinical parameters.

The company's revenues were driven by its centralized and point-of-care solutions as well as its molecular diagnostics business, both rising in the single digits.

Within Diagnostics, year-over-year core laboratory Q3 revenues rose 8 percent to $1.18 billion but molecular diagnostics revenues fell 8 percent to $111 million.

The partners said that the first project will focus on the discovery of breath biomarkers for chronic liver diseases and liver-related cancers. 

The test, which detects antibodies to Ebola virus from whole-blood samples and cadaveric oral fluid, was also granted breakthrough device designation.