NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic said after the close of the market on Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved its Aptima HPV assay for use on the fully automated Panther system.

The Aptima HPV test is performed with Hologic's ThinPrep liquid cytology specimen and can be tested before and after processing for cytology testing on the ThinPrep 2000 system, the Bedford, Mass.-based company said.

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