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Thermo Fisher has also applied to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare to expand the use of the Oncomine Dx Target test in Japan.

Genetron's S5 sequencer is based on Thermo Fisher's Ion GeneStudio S5 instrument and is cleared for clinical use by China's NMPA.

The study will compare whole-genome sequencing and RNA sequencing to conventional diagnostic methods in about 450 acute leukemia patients in Sweden.

The cancer test developer will use the funding to commercialize its enrichment-based NGS panels. An IVD test also got CE marked.

Fulgent saw a 75 percent increase year over year in billable tests, leading to revenues of $7.8 million. It also withdrew its 2020 full-year revenue guidance.

The firm said the assays detect all classes of alterations including genomic signatures for microsatellite instability, tumor mutation burden, and loss of heterozygosity.

The firms will evaluate Stratafide, a pan-solid tumor diagnostic test designed to identify actionable genomic alterations in tissue or blood samples.

The companies will work together to develop a next-generation sequencing-based companion diagnostic for an undisclosed cancer therapy.

The companies initially plan to validate biomarkers for use with the Oncomine Dx Target Test to identify NSCLC patients for enrollment into clinical trials.

The firm reported quarterly revenues of $8.4 million and large increases in the number of billable tests delivered in the quarter and over the full year.

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