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NEW YORK – Quidel said after the close of the market on Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration has issued Emergency Use Authorization for the firm's Lyra SARS-CoV-2 assay for the detection of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

The RT-qPCR test is for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab specimens from patients suspected of having the coronavirus.

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Aug
18

As worldwide COVID-19 cases continue to rise, there is a significant need to increase testing and population surveillance capacity.

Aug
19
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This webinar will present a case study from in vitro diagnostics developer SpeeDx on its experience building a complete sample-to-result workflow — encompassing instrumentation and data analysis software — for its qPCR-based ResistancePlus MG Mycoplasma genitalium assay.