Tag: coronavirus tests

Innovation, Research

Hologic to launch new molecular assay for Covid-19 detection

April 30, 2020


Hologic is set to launch a new Aptima molecular assay that will run on the Panther system for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19. The Panther system is a fully automated, high-throughput molecular diagnostic platform installed in 60 […]


Online coronavirus tests are just the latest iffy products marketed to anxious consumers

March 31, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Companies with experience in the “at-home” testing market began announcing in mid-March that they would be offering direct-to-consumer test kits for COVID-19. With panic running high and tests at hospitals and doctors’ offices hard to come by, the appeal was […]

Innovation, Research

Two large US private labs say they could soon process 300,000 coronavirus tests per week

March 24, 2020


Two of the largest private labs in the U.S. will collectively be able to process more than 300,000 COVID-19 tests by the end of the week, their CEOs say. LabCorp CEO Adam Schechter told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday the […]