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FDA Grants An EUA Amendment Increasing Applied DNA’s COVID-19 Diagnostic Kit Testing Capacity Through Use of Automated RNA Extraction and Expands Supported Platforms

The EUA amendment extends the RT-PCR platform authorization from the Applied Biosystems (ThermoFisher Scientific) QuantStudio™ Dx to include Applied Biosystems’ QuantStudio™ 5 Real-Time PCR system (“QS5”). The amendment also authorizes the use of the Hamilton STARlet robotic automation in conjunction with the Omega Bio-tek Mag-Bind® viral RNA Express kit to speed the process of extracting viral RNA from specimens and drive greater testing throughput.