NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing the firm's Aprima Trichomonas vaginalis Assay to run on the Panther System.

The assay was previously cleared by the FDA for use on Gen-Probe's Tigris System in April 2011. According to Bedford, Mass.-based Hologic, the assay remains the only FDA-cleared amplified nucleic acid test on the market for detecting Trichomonas.

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