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Canada approves Visible Genetic's HIV genotyping test:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Visible Genetics says it has become the first to gain a licence to market an HIV genotyping product in Canada. The Trugene genotyping test and hardware, components of the company's OpenGene system, can be sold for routine clinical or research use, says the Toronto, Ontario firm. Canada is the third country after Argentina and France that has approved the genotyping test. The product is currently under review by the US FDA (see Clinica No 965, p 21).

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