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FDA Allows Release of HIV Diagnostic Device

The medical technology company Beckton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell the FACSPresto™ and the FACSPresto™ CD4/Hb Cartridge, two systems designed to detect lymphocytes and hemoglobin in HIV/AIDS patients’ blood. The FACSPresto system is a 6 kg fluorescent imaging cytometer and absorbance spectrometer that obtains absolute […]