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NEW YORK — The US Food and Drug Administration last week granted separate Emergency Use Authorizations for specimen collections devices for SARS-CoV-2 testing developed by DNA Genotek and Clinical Enterprises.

DNA Genotek's OMNIgene·ORAL OM-505 and OME-505 saliva collection devices consist of a long tube with an attached funnel. The funnel lid contains a small sealed reservoir of stabilizing liquid. The devices differ only in model number and labeling, according to the FDA.

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