NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Roche Molecular Diagnostics announced yesterday that it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for its hepatitis C viral load test.
 
The COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV test is fully automated and uses Roche’s proprietary real-time PCR technology to quantify the amount of virus in an individual’s blood.
 

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