NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Australian molecular diagnostics manufacturer SpeeDx announced today that it has received the CE-IVD mark for a multiplex qPCR assay to detect and discriminate herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 and 2 as well as varicella zoster virus (VZV).

The PlexPCR HSV-1&2, VZV multiplex qPCR kit is the first SpeeDx test to receive CE-IVD status. It is a single-well solution validated for use on multiple-lesion specimen types, SpeeDx said in a statement.

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