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NEW YORK — UK molecular diagnostics firm GeneFirst said on Tuesday that it has received CE-IVD marking for its COVID-19 Plus Detection Kit for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, influenza A/B, and respiratory syncytial virus.

The test kit, which provides results in under two hours, is PCR system-agnostic and is suitable for use with a range of instruments including Roche's LightCycler, and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Applied Biosystems 7500, according to a GeneFirst spokesperson.

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