NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche has become the latest firm to receive an Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for a 2009 H1N1 influenza test kit.

The firm said today that the FDA has granted the EUA for its RealTime ready Influenza A/H1N1 Detection Set. The kit rapidly detects RNA from the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus and is used in conjunction with Roche's RealTime ready RNA Virus Master kit.

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