NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Finnish molecular diagnostics firm Mobidiag said today that its Amplidiag Viral GE gastrointestinal virus test has received CE-IVD marking and is now available in Europe.

The real-time PCR-based test is designed to simultaneously detect diarrhea-causing enteric viruses —  including norovirus GI, norovirus GII, rotavirus, sapovirus, astrovirus, and adenoviruses 40 and 41 — using DNA extracted from a stool sample.

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