NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Vela Diagnostics announced today that it its next-generation sequencing-based hepatitis C genotyping assay has received CE marking, clearing the test for in vitro diagnostic use in Europe. 

The Sentosa SQ HCV genotyping assay covers clinically relevant regions of NS3, NS5A, and NS5B and detects genotypes 1 through 6, as well as subtypes 1a and 1b, according to the company. It runs on the company's highly automated Sentosa NGS platform. 

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