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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biodesix on Monday said that it has received New York State Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP) approval for its GeneStrat lung cancer liquid biopsy test.

GeneStrat is a blood-based test using a droplet digital PCR platform that detects mutations relevant to patient treatment in non-small cell lung cancer. The current version tests for EGFR sensitizing; EGFR resistance (T790M), KRAS, and BRAF mutations; and EML4-ALK, ROS1 and RET fusion variants.

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