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BD and CerTest Biotec Announce CE Mark for Molecular Test to Detect, Identify Certain SARS-CoV-2 Variants

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and CerTest Biotec, today announced the CE mark for a molecular test that can detect and distinguish between the Alpha (B.1.1.7), Beta (B.1.351) and Gamma (P.1) SARS-CoV-2 variants.

VIASURE SARS-CoV-2 Variant Real Time PCR Detection Kit for BD MAX™ can be used as a combined test with VIASURE SARS-CoV-2 (N1+N2) Real Time PCR Detection Kit for BD MAX™, or as a reflex test to run variant identification on a SARS-CoV-2 positive sample.