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NEW YORK – Finnish molecular diagnostics firm Mobidiag said on Tuesday that its Novodiag COVID-19 and Amplidiag COVID-19 PCR tests have received CE-IVD marking.

The Novodiag COVID-19 test uses nasopharyngeal swabs to detect the SARS-CoV-2 orf1ab and N genes and runs on Mobidiag's Novodiag rapid fully automated system, providing results in an hour. The company noted that its platform is user friendly and closed, which means it can protect users from contamination and can be used in decentralized areas.

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