NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioMérieux today announced that its subsidiary BioFire Diagnostics has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance and CE-IVD marking for the FilmArray 2.0 system.

The PCR-based platform has higher throughput, processing up to 175 samples per day, and a smaller footprint, the firm said in a statement. It will be commercially available by the end of March.

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