NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Medical Innovation Ventures (Mediven) has received the CE-IVD mark for molecular and rapid tests that facilitate diagnosis for fecal occult blood, pregnancy, dengue, and tuberculosis.

One of the rapid tests, the ProDetect FOB Rapid Test, is a direct binding immunoassay for rapidly and qualitatively detecting the presence of human occult blood in feces. The other rapid pregnancy tests detect the presence of hCG in urine during the early stages of pregnancy.

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