NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Beckman Coulter said yesterday that it has garnered CE marking for its DxN Veris HCV and DxN Veris HIV-1 assays, quantitative tests for hepatitis C virus RNA and HIV-1 RNA viral load, respectively, in human plasma.

The DxN Veris HCV assay detects HCV genotypes one to six, and is calibrated to the fourth World Health Organization International Standard for HCV. Beckman Coulter said that the assay run time is around 100 minutes, enabling faster clinical decision making and improved HCV patient management.

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