NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Here's a summary of the key product launches announced from late July through the third week of August, 2019: NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS & … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: Agency Okays EIA Technology-Based Lyme Assays

Laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease is based on detecting the presence of antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes the disease, in a patient's blood. Traditional testing uses … [Read more...]

DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

Big picture-wise, health care industry mergers and acquisitions during the second quarter were up 7.3% from the first quarter and topped 250 deals for the eighth quarter in a row, according to … [Read more...]

SAFETY

Business Trends: Commercial Testing Companies ‘Sell’ Health Screenings

Several companies market an array of preventive tests directly to consumers. Are these companies and tests legit? What does the medical community have to say about such companies and advertising … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

A team led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center announced that it has developed a new test capable of determining whether patients with pancreatic cysts do or do not need surgery or further … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: First Zika Assay Gets Green Light for Marketing

Over the past several years, the FDA has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for over a dozen different tests for Zika. But on May 23, 2019, the FDA did something it had never done before: It … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Here's a summary of the key product launches from late May through the third week of June, 2019: NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS & SERVICES Company(ies) Product(s)/Service(s) Abbott Afinion … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: Agency Approves New STD Screening Assay Applications

The FDA broke new ground by clearing a pair of STD screening assays for detecting chlamydia and gonorrhea for use with extragenital specimens, specifically from the throat and rectum. The tests, … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Here's a summary of the key product launches from late April to late May, 2019: NEWLY LAUNCHED PRODUCTS & SERVICES Company(ies) Product(s)/Service(s) Biocept Target Selector NGS … [Read more...]

DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

The end of April through mid-May was another busy period for deal making. Here's a quick overview of activity and key deals. Mergers & Acquisitions and Asset Sales Thermo Fisher Scientific's … [Read more...]


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