Hologic's Panther upgrade, flu and respirator tests CE Mark'd in Europe

|By:, SA News Editor

Hologic (HOLX -0.7%) announces that its in-lab upgrade to the automated Panther instrument, Panther Fusion, and Fusion assays for flu and respiratory testing have received CE Mark certification in Europe.

The addition adds PCR (polymerase chain reaction) capability to Panther's TMA (transcription-mediated amplification) technology. The system can process up to 500 tests in eight hours.

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