By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GenMark Diagnostics today said that it has filed with the US Food and Drug Administration for 510(k) clearance of its Respiratory Viral Panel.

The test would run on the firm's eSensor XT-8 and is designed to identify multiple viruses from patients exhibiting symptoms of respiratory infection. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based firm previously stated that the test would detect 21 upper respiratory viruses.

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