NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The China Food and Drug Administration has approved Amoy Diagnostics' SuperARMS EGFR mutation analysis test as a companion diagnostic for EGFR TKI-based non-small cell lung cancer drugs, the company said today.

According to Xiamen, China-based AmoyDx, the real-time PCR-based test is designed to identify EGFR mutations in circulating tumor DNA in plasma samples from patients with advanced or metastatic NSCLC. The test was CE-IVD marked in April.

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Horizon Discovery

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May
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May
22
Sponsored by
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Jun
12
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Philips Genomics

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