Abbott Launches its Molecular Test to Detect COVID-19 and Receives the US FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization

Abbott Launches its Molecular Test to Detect COVID-19 and Receives the US FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization

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  • The US FDA has issued EUA for Abbott’s molecular test for COVID-19 and will be used on the m2000 RealTime system which is currently available in hospitals and molecular laboratories in the US
  • Abbott will be working with health systems and government authorities to deploy additional m2000 systems and is scaling up production at its US site to reach capacity for 1M test/ week by the end of March
  • Abbott’s m2000 molecular platform utilizes PCR technology, amplifying a single piece of DNA to diagnose the patients accurately

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