GenMark Diagnostics, Carlsbad, Calif, a leading provider of automated, multiplex molecular diagnostic testing systems, has announced the initial shipments of ePlex research use only (RUO) test kits designed to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Initial RUO test kits were recently shipped to the company’s Hong Kong distributor, as well as several US customers that have access to clinical samples. GenMark plans to use this information to support submission of an emergency use authorization (EUA) to FDA for the ePlex SARS-CoV-2 test to address this developing global public health emergency.

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