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NEW YORK – Dutch molecular diagnostics developer PathoFinder has received CE IVD marking for two multiplex PCR tests for SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens.

Specifically, the Maastricht-based firm obtained CE marking for the RespiFinder 2Smart kit for SARS-CoV-2 and Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (MERS-CoV) testing, as well as for the RealAccurate Quadriplex (RAQ) Flu/COVID-19 PCR kit.

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