Diagnostics

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LabCorp and Walgreens will create co-branded testing centers within seven Walgreens located in Denver, North Carolina, and Illinois. 

The assay was cleared and CLIA-waived for use on Quidel's Sofia 2 instrument for the detection of RSV using nasopharyngeal swab and nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash specimens.

Over the next month the company plans to expand its preconception screening test, which it launched widely earlier this year, by adding about 90 X-linked disorders. 

Researchers are working with the Australian Ministry of Health to commercialize a diagnostic test that employs the biomarker and could be available within two to five years.

The distribution deal comes less than a month after the firm announced that the FDA cleared for marketing the revogene instrument along with the GenePOC GBS LB assay.