FDA Extends LDT Comment Period | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has reopened its comment period for the public and stakeholders to respond to its oversight plans for laboratory-developed tests until September 15.

FDA reopened the comment period, which initially closed on August 15, because it had received requests from stakeholders who wanted more time to develop or provide their opinions and recommendations on the issue.

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