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The company credited its molecular diagnostics and international businesses as drivers of new growth.

The assay runs on the Procleix Panther system and detects B. microti, B. duncani, B. divergens, and B. venatorum parasites that can be transmitted by tick bites or blood donation. 

Hologic's CEO said in December that the blood screening business was a drag on the company's growth. 

The Arizona AG seeks outside counsel to help it as it pursues a lawsuit against the company. 

The meta-analysis further suggested that efforts to screen and treat people at risk of developing diabetes might not be effective.

Babesia parasite in a blood cell

The three-year trial used immunoassays and PCR testing, and found 335 Babesia microti positive samples among 89,153 blood donations.

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