Roche to launch lab-based COVID-19 antigen test

Roche stated it plans to seek emergency use authorization from the FDA for the test.

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Roche said Oct. 13 it is releasing a new, lab-based COVID-19 antigen test..

The test, which it plans to make available at the end of 2020, can offer outcomes in 18 minutes, and the testing makers can perform 300 tests per hour..

Check out the full press release here..

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The test can use both a mouth or nose swab and is created for people with symptoms or with known or believed direct exposure..