NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Idaho Technology has received an $8.76 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue developing a diagnostic panel for respiratory viruses, including the H5N1 avian flu, the company said Friday.
 
Idaho Tech, based in Salt Lake City, said its FilmArray panel will help healthcare workers survey and diagnose influenza strains with pandemic potential as well as “common respiratory viruses.”
 

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