NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen said on Monday that its QuantiFeron-TB Gold test has been approved for marketing in China.

Speaking at Qiagen's analyst day meeting, company officials said that China's State Food and Drug Administration approved the test this month. They added that the company anticipates obtaining a license in early 2014 and launching the test in China shortly afterward.

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