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NEW YORK — The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted Emergency Use Authorization for a GetMyDNA's nasal swab specimen self-collection kit, which is used with a PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 test from affiliate Gravity Diagnostics.

The GetMyDNA COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit is designed for the self-collection of anterior nasal swab specimens and is available without a prescription, according to GetMyDNA. Collected samples are tested using Gravity Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR for use with DTC kits.

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