NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm Great Basin Scientific announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for its Group B Streptococcus test.

The company plans a commercial launch of the GBS assay in the second quarter of 2015.

"Receiving FDA clearance for our GBS test represents a significant milestone for Great Basin, both as an expansion of our menu and as evidence of the company's ability to meet product deliverables," Great Basin CEO and Co-founder and CEO Ryan Ashton said in a statement.

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