This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify information regarding the development and commercialization of Zeesan Biotech's assays.

The Chinese State Food and Drug Administration recently approved a pair of tuberculosis drug-resistance assays developed by Xiamen-based molecular diagnostics firm Zeesan Biotech, PCR Insider has learned.

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