Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this month published a study validating a multiplexed real-time PCR assay panel manufactured by Luxembourgian molecular diagnostics firm Fast-track Diagnostics.

The paper is one of the first peer-reviewed publications to validate Fast-track's "syndromic" molecular diagnostics approach, which involves creating broad assay panels with the patient's symptoms and disease in mind, as opposed to assaying for a particular suspected pathogen.

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