FDA clears AmpliVue HSV test

|By:, SA News Editor

Quidel's (QDEL) AmpliVue HSV 1+2 Assay gets 510(k) approval for the differentiation and detection of herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2.

The product utilizes Helicase Dependent Amplification technology. Previous FDA-approved offerings detect Clostridium difficile and Group B Strep.