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NEW YORK – The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted Emergency Use Authorization to two lab-developed real-time RT-PCR tests for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease COVID-19. The authorized tests are performed at Knoxville, Tennessee-based Integrity Laboratories, and in the pathology laboratory of Florida-based Baptist Hospital Miami, part of Baptist Health South Florida.

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