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RTP firm receives FDA approval for first coronavirus blood test in US

bizjournals Friday, 3 April 2020
A Triangle life science company has received the first FDA approval for an antibody test for COVID-19, another laurel for the Research Triangle's role in combatting the global pandemic. On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a letter to Research Triangle Park-based Cellex issuing it an emergency use authorization (EUA) for its test. The authorization gives the company the ability to manufacture and distribute the product. The test is approved by the agency for use in diagnosing…
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News video: Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

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If you had COVID-19 symptoms but couldn’t get tested, there’s a new product that could help you find out if you’ve had the virus. The FDA has given emergency use authorization for an antibody test - and it’s the first for the United States.

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