Quest Launches EGFR Test for Erbitux, Vectibix Users Based on Somalogic's Somamer Technology | GenomeWeb

Quest Diagnostics has begun offering a test for measuring free epidermal growth factor receptor using Somalogic's aptamer-based Somamer technology.

The test is designed to measure free EGFR concentration in patients receiving cetuximab or panitumumab – marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb/Merck/Lilly as Erbitux and by Amgen as Vectibix, respectively – as a surrogate drug efficacy indicator.

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