In a bid to expand recognition and treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a cause of COPD, Grifols is making its over-the-counter genetic test available for free.
FDA Clears Grifols AAT Deficiency Test, OraSure Saliva Collection Device for Over-the-Counter Use
The test screens for genetic mutations commonly associated with the condition and can now be used with OraSure Technologies' ORAcollect Dx collection device.
Spanish Startup Mecwins Raises $4.7M to Develop Early Disease Detection Prototypes
The firm said that with the funding it will strengthen its research team and develop new clinical trials to evaluate its high-sensitivity disease detection technology.
FDA Grants EUAs for Coronavirus Tests From Grifols, Visby Medical, Immunodiagnostic Systems
All the tests are authorized for use by CLIA-certified labs, while Visby's test may also be performed in a point-of-care setting.
In Brief This Week: Caris Life Sciences, Grifols, LabCorp, and More
News items for in vitro diagnostics industry for the week of July 20, 2020.