Dx Focus: CDC's Dengue Fever Assay; Asuragen Grants BD License to Armored RNA Tech | GenomeWeb

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing a test for dengue virus developed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC said this week.

The test, called the CDC DENV-1-4 Real-Time RT-PCR Assay, is the first FDA-approved molecular assay for dengue, CDC said. The assay can detect dengue within the first seven days after symptoms appear and can detect all four dengue virus types, CDC said.

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