Bio-Techne launches HPV detection test RNAscope in Europe for use in throat cancer

Jul. 06, 2022 11:15 AM ETBio-Techne Corporation (TECH)By: Ravikash, SA News Editor

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  • Bio-Techne (NASDAQ:TECH) said it launched the CE-IVD marked RNAscope ISH Probe High Risk HPV test in Europe for use in throat cancer.
  • The test is intended for use in patients diagnosed with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) to help identify high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the company's July 6 press release.
  • Bio-Techne said HPV is a major cause of OPSCC and HPV has emerged as a diagnostic marker.
  • "We are excited to launch the new CE-IVD RNAscope ISH Probe High Risk HPV, which provides pathologists a highly accurate tool for the direct detection of HPV mRNA to inform treatment selection in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma patients," said Kim Kelderman, president Diagnostics and Genomics, Bio-Techne.

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