NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic said today that it has obtained CE marking in Europe for a new diagnostic system, the Panther Fusion, which is an upgrade to its existing Panther instrument, and for Panther Fusion flu and respiratory testing assays.

The Fusion module's PCR technology extends the testing capabilities of the existing Panther system, which employs a transcription-mediated amplification approach, and it enables combining Panther Fusion PCR assays with the firm's Aptima TMA assays on one system, Hologic said

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