Alere Gets CLIA Waiver for Strep A MDx; Announces Business Transactions | GenomeWeb

A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Roche's Liat platform is based on isothermal amplification. It is a real-time PCR system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Alere's rapid molecular diagnostic for the DNA of Group A Streptococcus has received CLIA waiver from the US Food and Drug Administration, the company announced today.

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