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Siemens Zika Virus Detection Kit Receives Emergency Authorization From FDA

Siemens logoTYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2016 — Siemens has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for the company’s VERSANT Zika RNA 1.0 Assay Kit that aims to detect the presence of the Zika virus in plasma, blood and urine samples, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The company said Monday its healthcare diagnostics subsidiary will distribute the molecular assay technology to U.S. laboratories certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 as well as similarly qualified facilities overseas.

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com

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