NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Luminex said today that it has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for its MagPix instrument and xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, or GPP.

The xTAG GPP assay is the first clinical assay to be cleared in the US for the MagPix instrument. It also is the first FDA-cleared test that can simultaneously detect 11 common viral, bacterial, and parasitic causes of infectious gastroenteritis from a single stool sample, Luminex said.

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