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A new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends the NHS use fecal immunochemical tests (FITs), instead of guaiac-based tests, for detecting gastrointestinal bleeding associated with bowel cancer.

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HiberGene's Under-An-Hour Meningitis Test Hits Europe

Emerging Irish IVD company HiberGene Diagnostics has just CE marked HG Meningococcus, a molecular diagnostic test for bacterial meningitis that can detect Neisseria meningitidis in cerebrospinal fluid, whole blood and via a nasopharyngeal swab in less than one hour. The company is set to launch the test in Europe with distribution agreements in place for Ireland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Turkey and Poland.

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HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd.

Dublin-based start-up HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd. aims to create rapid, accurate, and simple diagnostic tests for infectious diseases based on LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal amplification) technology, which uses nucleic acid amplification to identify target genes.

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Recent Warning Letter Close-Outs

Six quality-related FDA close-out letters were released from Aug. 12 through Sept. 11.

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