Shuwen Biotech’s COVID-19 Test Receives CE Mark Certification
Deqing, China-based Shuwen Biotech has received the CE mark for its real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test kit for COVID-19.
The test, which works with nasal, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs can distinguish between coronavirus infections and other closely related viruses.
Shuwen said its test has been validated on multiple real-time PCR platforms, including the ABI 7500, ABI 7500 Fast, QuantStudio Dx, Cobas Z480, LightCycler 480 II, CFX96, Rotor-Gene Q and SLAN-96S.
The kits are immediately available for distribution in Europe and other territories recognizing CE certification, the company said.