U.S. Backs Roche Cervical Cancer Test
April 26, 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Roche Holding AG's new cobas human papillomavirus test, which can detect several high-risk strains of HPV, the firm recently announced. FDA supported the cobas HPV Test after reviewing its use in a clinical trial involving more than 47,000 women.
"The test is fully automated, has a high reliability and throughput rate," said Daniel O'Day, head of Roche's diagnostics division.
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