NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioFire Defense, a BioMérieux company, has been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration for BioThreat-E, a commercially available Ebola molecular diagnostic test for use in CLIA moderate- and high-complexity laboratories.

In addition, the firm's NGDS BT-E assay, which is intended for use in US Department of Defense laboratories, also received EUA. Both tests run on the PCR-based FilmArray platform.

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