POC IVD a Viable Business Model for Theranos

POC IVD a Viable Business Model for Theranos

Intrigue regarding stealthy diagnostics and lab testing company Theranos has given way to controversy as recent reports and allegations question the efficacy of the company’s core technology. Theranos recently disclosed that the fingerstick sampling method used in conjunction with its in-house developed IVD analyzer, referred to as ‘Edison’ in reports, is now limited to only one test, a FDA-approved laboratory developed test (LDT) for herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1). The reduced role of Theranos’...