NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic said on Thursday that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for its Panther Fusion Flu A/B/RSV assay running on the Panther Fusion system. 

The firm said that Panther Fusion is available as a full system or, alternatively, as a module that can be attached to existing Panther systems to extend testing capabilities. Panther Fusion adds the capacity to run assays based on PCR in addition to those based on transcription-mediated amplification, the proprietary chemistry behind the firm's Aptima brand, the firm noted.

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