News & Perspective

Jan 07, 2008

Jan 07, 2008

FDA clears single test for 12 respiratory viruses

Editor's note: This story was revised Jan 8 to correct information about the location of the test's manufacturer.

(CIDRAP News) – A single test that can identify up to 12 different respiratory viruses, including three kinds of influenza, from one sample has won the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) approval.