Point-of-Care Testing

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

Researchers developing the gene expression-based test say it could bring objectivity to a subjective diagnosis and result in more targeted treatments.

The Polish company recently received 9 million Polish złoty ($2.4 million) from the country's National Center for Research and Development to support its activities.

The firm's CTO Sarah Levy said the Series C funding will enable it to expand R&D activities to develop applications beyond complete blood counts.

Changes in physician behavior around monitoring patient response to therapeutic monoclonal antibodies is increasing demand for clinical testing of these drugs.

The study authors said that many cases of drug resistance remained undetected due to inaccurate tests, resulting in more deaths from incorrect treatment.