Atlas Genetics, a UK-based firm specializing in point-of-care in vitro diagnostics, is aiming to market its first products — a low-cost, ultra-rapid, cartridge-based testing system and associated nucleic acid test for Chlamydia trachomatis — with CE marking by the end of 2014, a company representative said recently.

Soon thereafter, Atlas aims to then commercialize a combined chlamydia/gonorrhea molecular assay both in Europe and the US, followed by tests for Trichomonas vaginalis, herpes simplex virus, syphilis, and HIV.

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