QIAGEN Launches Enhanced QCI Interpret for High-Throughput NGS Labs

QIAGEN Launches Enhanced QCI Interpret for High-Throughput NGS Labs

(IN BRIEF) QIAGEN has launched an upgraded version of its clinical decision support software, QIAGEN Clinical Insight Interpret (QCI Interpret), tailored for high-throughput next-generation sequencing (NGS) labs. The new release enhances performance metrics like turnaround time and diagnostic yield through features such as bulk variant assessment and co-occurring variant flagging. It supports labs transitioning to larger gene panels and higher testing volumes, leveraging advanced AI capabilities for improved workflow scalability. QCI Interpret, trusted globally with over 4 million NGS test cases analyzed, is pivotal in enhancing variant interpretation and reporting accuracy across oncology and hereditary diseases.

(PRESS RELEASE) VENLO, 14-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) has unveiled the latest version of its clinical decision support software, QIAGEN Clinical Insight Interpret (QCI Interpret), designed to elevate performance in high-throughput, next-generation sequencing (NGS) laboratories. This new release introduces significant enhancements aimed at improving turnaround time, diagnostic yield, and the overall quality of results.

The updated QCI Interpret leverages advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, including AI-derived literature searches and phenotype-driven ranking, to deliver scalable workflow solutions. Key features of the release include bulk variant assessment, co-occurring variant flagging, enhanced multi-user functionality, and improved test management capabilities. These enhancements are tailored to meet the increasing demands of labs transitioning to larger gene panels and higher testing volumes.

Jonathan Sheldon, Senior Vice President of QIAGEN Digital Insights, highlighted the industry shift towards comprehensive gene panels and whole exome sequencing, necessitating robust interpretation solutions. “The latest QCI Interpret release enables labs to efficiently scale interpretation, identify relevant variants, and support clinical decisions with faster turnaround times,” he stated.

QCI Interpret, renowned as the most widely used clinical decision support software globally, processes over 850,000 clinical samples annually. It has analyzed over 4 million NGS patient test cases worldwide, enhancing variant interpretation and reporting accuracy across oncology and hereditary diseases. The platform’s reliability and efficiency make it a preferred choice for labs of all sizes, including decentralized facilities and national precision medicine programs.

For over two decades, QCI Interpret has combined QIAGEN’s expert curation with machine-powered AI to ensure high-confidence variant analysis and reporting. Recently certified under the European IVDR as a Class C Medical Device, QCI Interpret sets a new standard in diagnostic NGS interpretation platforms.

Learn more about QIAGEN’s latest QCI Interpret release at QIAGEN Digital Insights.


QIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands-based holding company, is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions that enable customers to gain valuable molecular insights from samples containing the building blocks of life. Our sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective workflows. QIAGEN provides solutions to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare) and Life Sciences (academia, pharma R&D and industrial applications, primarily forensics). As of March 31, 2024, QIAGEN employed more than 5,900 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at https://www.qiagen.com.

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