NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche said today that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved an additional claim for its Cobas Zika test for use on the Cobas 6800 and 8800 systems that enables streamlined screening of multiple individual blood or plasma donations that have been pooled together.

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