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

The test, cleared for use with Quidel’s Triage MeterPro instrument, uses monoclonal antibodies that are specific for the metabolites of nine drug classes.

The firm is developing a portable, rapid MDx platform for infectious disease testing in clinics, and anticipates launching a first product in 2020.

The funding will support development of a test for the Zika virus using Ontera's silicon nanopore-based molecular diagnostics platform.

Some at-home infectious disease tests and sample collection kits exist in a murky regulatory realm, and their sale to patients is troubling laboratorians and clinicians.

The test, called Fujifilm SILVAMP TB LAM, was found to be about 30 percent more sensitive than the Alere Determine TB LAM Ag test from Abbott.