Asuragen and Life Technologies said this week that they have received the CE mark for Asuragen’s BCR/ABL1 Quant test and commercially launched the assay in Europe.

The test, manufactured by Asuragen and exclusively distributed by Life Technologies, is intended to aid clinicians in monitoring and treating individuals with chronic myeloid leukemia. The test runs on Life Tech’s Applied Biosystems CE-marked 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR instrument.

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