It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Roche for a diagnostic test that detects and distinguishes SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from influenza A and B.
The announcement for the emergency use of the test that separates the flu from the coronavirus was given today.
As Thomas Sineker reports, Roche executive 'with the flu season approaching, This new test is particularly important as the diagnosis between SARS-CoV-2 virus and influenza can only be made on the basis of symptoms.. Now, with a single test, health professionals can make a correct diagnosis with complete reliability and offer the most effective treatment to their patients. ".
It is noted that the test is performed with samples taken from the patient's nose or throat.
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