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Point-of-Care Testing

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

The German biotech firm said its lateral flow blood test does not detect subclinical HPV infection but picks up on HPV-induced cancers and pre-cancers.

The loop-mediated isothermal amplification test runs on a battery-powered device to provide self-testing individuals with results in approximately 30 minutes.

Though its point-of-care revenues fell, the firm's clinical laboratory sales for the third quarter rose 44 percent over the prior-year quarter

The company's goal is to help laboratories and smaller diagnostic firms accelerate test development and provide end-to-end test design assistance.

The company is targeting a 2021 US launch for the test, which uses a pair of protein markers to diagnose stroke and allow treatment to begin more quickly.