Deeming Arrays Not Ready for Prime Time, Some Dx Shops Go for Older Technologies | GenomeWeb

SAN FRANCISCO -- Even though microarray technology is consistently used in R&D by companies developing molecular diagnostics, some shops planning to submit tests for US Food and Drug Administration approval are opting to migrate their tests from arrays to older technologies such as RT-PCR and immunohistochemistry assays.

Furthermore, many diagnostic shops view microarrays as excellent discovery tools, but believe they are too risky to sell into the molecular diagnostics market.

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