NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Roche Diagnostics today said that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared its PCR-based test for detecting West Nile Virus in donated human blood and plasma.
 
The test, called the cobas TaqScreen West Nile Virus test, enables researchers to detect the virus earlier in the infection cycle in donors who may show no symptoms of disease, according to Roche.
 

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