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The new guidance could benefit Hologic and Roche, both of which market molecular blood screening tests authorized by the FDA under an investigational new drug study protocol.

The company is also developing a next-generation sequencing product that may be applied at the point of need to test for bloodstream infections and later as a liquid biopsy for cancer.

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Researchers from both teams plan to continue to refine their findings toward creating simple PCR or other nucleic acid amplification-based assays.

The company said it is confident it can address the state health department's concerns and will reapply for approval as soon as possible.

The diagnostic, a real-time PCR kit for breast cancer stratification, is being reviewed under a special process for the approval of innovative products.

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