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This article has been updated from a previous version to correct the names of the CE platforms used to run Asuragen's assay.
 
NEW YORK – The US Food and Drug Administration late on Friday authorized marketing of Asuragen’s AmplideX Fragile X Dx and Carrier Screen Kit, the first genetic test for fragile X syndrome (FXS).
 
The assay is intended to aid in diagnosing FXS and is to be used alongside the evaluation of a patient’s family history and clinical signs and symptoms, FDA said.
 
The test is also intended for use in

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