Life Technologies said this week that its 7500 Fast Dx real-time PCR instrument and 3500 Dx Series Genetic Analyzer have been approved for in vitro diagnostics use in Japan.

Both platforms were filed as diagnostic application instruments to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in March, Life Tech said. Their approval as "bona fide diagnostics" signifies Life Tech's recent approval by the Tokyo Government to operate as a medical company or market authorization holder within Japan, the company said.

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