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NEW YORK — The US Food and Drug Administration has separately authorized three SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests — from Quidel, Abbott, and Becton Dickinson — for use in serial testing of asymptomatic individuals, the companies announced this week.

Quidel said that its QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test has received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for use at-home by individuals with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 when tested twice over two or three days, with at least 24 hours and no more than 36 hours between tests.

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