Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay for the Detection of Human Parainfluenza Viruses (HPIV), Types 1, 2 and 3
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- --
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Lyra Parainfluenza Assay, a real-time PCR test for the qualitative detection and identification of human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) infections for virus types 1, 2, or 3 viral RNA extracted from nasal swab and nasopharyngeal swab specimens.
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