This article has been updated to note that the Focus test was cleared by FDA two years ago for high-complexity labs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has given 510(k) clearance to Focus Diagnostics' Simplexa Flu A/B & RSV Direct test, Focus and 3M announced today.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.