The assay can identify KRAS, NRAS, PIK3CA, BRAF, and EGFR gene mutations, as well as 19 gene rearrangements of the ALK, ROS1, RET, NTRK1, and MET genes from FFPE.
Through the Alnylam Act program, patients suspected of having the rare disease or with a family history of the illness will receive testing at no cost.
Regenerative therapeutics company StemCyte will offer Fulgent's Beacon Expanded Carrier Screening and Newborn Genetic Analysis testing services.
Researchers found that diagnostic autism NGS panels offered by 21 clinical labs have very little overlap and are working to create a standardized gene list.
Using genetic information from cancer cells, SkylineDx is developing its test to predict whether a patient is at risk of having metastases in the lymph nodes,
While almost 57,000 labs received Medicare payments for labs performed last year, just three labs received 15 percent of the total Medicare lab payments.
Medicover is acquiring the Center for Human Genetics and Laboratory Diagnostics and its affiliate IMGM Laboratories to further expand into Southern Germany.
Premier is a healthcare group purchasing organization representing about 4,000 hospitals and 165,000 other providers throughout the US.
To nudge genetic testing labs to share their variant data, MGH now requires that labs to which it sends tests to contribute variants to the ClinVar database.
The protocol could lead to greater regulatory harmonization in Europe, where every country has its own national legislation covering genetic testing.