Automated Roche HIV-1 Test Using RT-PCR Gets FDA Approval
The FDA has approved Roche's new HIV-1 test for diagnostic use in the United States. The highly accurate Cobas AmpliPrep/Cobas TaqMan HIV-1 Test is the first fully automated HIV-1 diagnostic tool using real-time PCR technology in the US. It provides a broader range of viral load data than earlier generation tests, quantifying the amount of virus in the blood from very high to very low levels. With the test, labs can deliver highly accurate results faster a decisive advantage for doctors monitoring how well a chosen therapy is working for the patient.
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Posted: May 21, 2007
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