NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic today said that it has received the CE mark for its Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay for use on its Panther molecular diagnostics system.

The new assay uses Hologic's real-time transcription-mediated amplification technology, and its launch in Europe marks the firm's entry into the viral load market. According to the company, the Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay is the first viral load assay with a dual claim for diagnosis and treatment monitoring.

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