NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GenMark Diagnostics has received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its eSensor Respiratory Virus Panel.

The test simultaneously detects and differentiates 14 clinically relevant viruses from patients with influenza-like illness. According to GenMark, it has the "potential to significantly improve patient care by delivering superior co-infection detection, distinguishing rhinovirus from enteroviruses and identifying clinically relevant adenoviruses."

The test runs on the firm's eSensor XT-8 system.

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