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The firm said that the assay uses vaginal or rectal swabs to identify Group B Streptococcus DNA in about an hour. It has filed for 510(k) clearance with the US FDA.
The test is designed to detect the presence or absence of the Zika virus in serum or plasma collected alongside urine from patients with suspected infection.
The firm said it will use the net proceeds for R&D, including the continued development of its Acuitas AMR gene panels and Acuitas Lighthouse software.