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News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The point-of-care test runs on the VitaPCR instrument and delivers results in 20 minutes, and has been implemented at Charles De Gaulle airport.

The reissued EUA is for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2 in human oropharyngeal swab, nasopharyngeal swab, and anterior nasal swab specimens.

The firm's subsidiary BioReference Laboratories performed 3.5 million COVID-19 PCR tests and 300,000 serology tests during the quarter.

Bio-Rad's year-over-year Q3 revenue increase was driven primary by sales of PCR and Droplet Digital PCR products due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The firm reported $57.8 million in revenues for its Lyra SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic assays in the quarter.