• FDA Clears First Ebola Fingerstick Test With Portable Reader

    7 days ago - By Medscape

    The DPP Ebola Antigen System is the second Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test granted emergency use authorization and the first that uses a portable battery-operated reader.
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  • FDA OKs emergency use of Ebola finger-stick test

    7 days ago - By Healio

    The FDA announced it has granted an emergency use authorization for a rapid, single-use test for detecting the Ebola virus that uses a portable battery-operated reader.
    The DPP Ebola Antigen System is used with blood from individuals with signs and symptoms of Ebola virus disease and other risk factors, including living in an area with large numbers of EVD cases or having contact with other individuals with signs and symptoms of EVD, according to the FDA.
    It is the second Ebola rapid antigen finger-stick test available under emergency use authorization
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