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NEW YORK – Quidel said after the close of the market on Wednesday that it has received expanded Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for the Lyra SARS-CoV-2 assay.

Under the expanded EUA, the assay can now be used with three additional thermocyclers, the Applied Biosystems 7500 Standard from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Roche's LightCycler 480, and Qiagen's Rotor-Gene Q.

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