NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Osmetech said today that it has submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration a test to identify patients who are at risk for sensitivity to the blood-thinner warfarin.
 
Osmetech said it conducted studies for the eSensor 2C9/VKOR test on its eSensor XT-8 tool at three evaluation sites, and that pre-clinical studies completed in November 2007 showed the test to be in agreement with results from bidirectional DNA sequencing.
 

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