By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen today said that it has submitted a second Premarket Approval application to the US Food and Drug Administration for its therascreen KRAS RGQ PCR Kit for use a companion diagnostic with metastatic colorectal cancer drug Erbitux (cetuximab).

Erbitux is sold in the US by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly. Outside of the US and Canada, it is sold by Germany's Merck KGaA.

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