NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Roche said today that it has received CE marking for the cobas 6800/8800 automated molecular testing systems for blood and plasma donor screening.

The systems are now commercially available in all markets accepting the CE mark in Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Each system provides results for the first 96 tests in less than 3.5 hours, with the cobas 6800 delivering up to 384 results in an eight-hour shift, and the cobas 8800 generating up to 960 results in the same amount of time, Roche said.

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