NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Vermillion said this week that it has made a 510(k) submission to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance of its second-generation ovarian cancer test OVA2.

Vermillion President and CEO Valerie Palmieri made the announcement on a conference call discussing the company's Q4 2014 earnings, noting that it made the submission on March 6 and hoped to receive clearance and launch the test in late Q3 of this year.

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