NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche announced today that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Cobas MPX test, a nucleic acid test for the detection of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C in human blood plasma and serum.

The assay, which is approved for use on the company's Cobas 6800 and 8800 systems, allows screening labs in the US to use advanced PCR-based diagnostic technology to screen donated blood and plasma, to prevent the spread of HIV-1 and HIV-2, HBV, and HCV through transfused blood products.

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