The latest news on next-generation sequencing.
The VA decided to bring this testing in house to streamline and standardize the process for doctors and gauge markers that are relevant to the veteran population.
The test will leverage next-generation sequencing to sequence PCR amplicons of the UL54 and UL97 genes in which drug resistance with CMV has been associated.
The agency said it is sensitive to stakeholder concerns and is working with MACs to adjust claims processing systems.
The companies will develop an IVD system based on the MiniSeq initially to diagnose hereditary kidney disease.
The LCD will enable coverage of Envisia in patients for whom imaging does not lead to a definitive diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The consortium plans to develop recommendations on the best practices for implementing clinical whole-genome sequencing for rare genetic disease diagnosis.
The firm's diagnostics and genomics group saw a 13 percent year-over-year revenue increase in the first quarter.
The company received Chinese regulatory approval for a lung cancer assay last year and plans to seek approval for a liquid biopsy test this year.
Under the terms of the agreement, Yourgene will offer its NIPT products on Thermo's NGS instruments in Southeast Asia and pay off its debts to Thermo.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons updated consensus guidelines to recommend multigene panel testing for patients with cancer, including those who were tested many years ago.