E.g., 11/27/2020
E.g., 11/27/2020

bioMérieux announces the expansion of the CE marking of its molecular biology ARGENE® SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test to include saliva specimens.

17 November, 2020

Marcy l’Etoile, France – November 16, 2020 – bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, has announced the expansion of its ARGENE® range for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. As a complement to nasopharyngeal swab specimens, the singleplex SARS-CoV-2 R-GENE® real-time PCR test may now be used on saliva and oropharyngeal (throat) swab specimens for the detection of the virus that causes COVID-19. This development helps optimize laboratory workflows.

bioMérieux submits enhanced BIOFIRE® BCID2 Panel for FDA clearance

14 January, 2020

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces that BioFire Diagnostics, its molecular biology affiliate, has submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for 510(k) clearance of the BIOFIRE® Blood Culture Identification 2 (BCID2) Panel. The BIOFIRE® BCID2 Panel includes several additional pathogens, an expanded list of antimicrobial resistance genes, and many revised targets compared to the existing BIOFIRE® BCID Panel.d about 9,800.

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