TYSONS 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.
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