Qiagen this week announced that it has launched the Therascreen IDH1/2 RGQ kit in Europe and other certain markets after the test received CE marking.

The test is based on Qiagen's proprietary biomarkers for IDH1 and IDH2 gene mutations, and enables detection of 12 such mutations using real-time PCR. It is designed to enable physicians to better diagnose and assess the prognoses of patients with gliomas, or tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

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