Astra Biotech to Debut Cystic Fibrosis Array Test in H2 | GenomeWeb

This story has been updated to include comments from a company official.

By Justin Petrone

Astra Biotech will later this year launch a microarray-based test for the detection of 25 of the most common mutations causing cystic fibrosis in pan-European populations, the firm said this week.

The test is one of a number of array-based diagnostics the Luckenwalde, Germany-based company has in development, according to a company official.

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