NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a hepatitis C viral load assay made by Siemens Healthcare that can help physicians to monitor the disease, the company said today.
 
Siemens said its Versant 440 Molecular System was approved for marketing and for use with the company’s Versant HCV RNA 3.0 assay for management of HCV-infected patients.
 

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