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December 8, 2017
The decision matrix for liquid biopsies is defined by the sample, method, the analysis platform, and the desired output. For typical platforms -- molecular assays like PCR or NGS -- sample acquisition and preparation is critical, as analytes often exist at extremely low concentrations within the sample, with seemingly overwhelming quantities of interferences.
October 12, 2017
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Stakeholders in the liquid biopsy field gathered yesterday to discuss the state of the science for blood-based cancer genomics, to quantify the challenges facing test developers and regulators, and to discuss ongoing projects and new data.
August 22, 2017
To ensure the accuracy of patient testing results, clinical next-generation sequencing (NGS) labs must track metrics across their assay’s workflow to determine whether runs were within established limits. Without software to help manage this data, labs must manually compile and trend data to determine whether a run passed or failed, introducing the possibility of transcription errors and adding to the turnaround time for patient results.
August 1, 2017
SeraCare Life Sciences, Milford, Mass, has launched Seraseq Circulating Tumor DNA v2 reference materials, aimed to closely mimic the performance attributes of ctDNA derived from clinical specimens.
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