Illumina to Submit Cytogenetics Package to FDA, Commits to Using Arrays in Dx | GenomeWeb

This story has been updated from a previous version. Illumina has submitted an undisclosed genetic test with its BeadXpress system to the FDA, not a PGx panel as previously reported.

By Justin Petrone

Marking a shift in strategy, Illumina plans to submit its iScan system and accompanying arrays and software to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance, according to a company official.

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