NEW YORK, Aug 16 – Orchid BioSciences said Thursday it had received approval to provide its cystic fibrosis genetic screening test to certain approved labs in the United States.

The Elucigene CF 29 test screens for 29 common mutations associated with cystic fibrosis and includes the 25 mutations the American College of Medical Genetics recommends for cystic fibrosis testing.

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