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Meridian Bioscience Obtains FDA Clearance For Legionella Test - Quick Facts

2/27/2012 1:07 PM ET

Meridian Bioscience Inc. (VIVO: Quote) announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for TRU Legionella, a new rapid assay for detection of legionellosis.

TRU Legionella is a rapid lateral flow device that provides optimized detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup that is most commonly associated with Legionnaire's disease. Suspected infection is characterized by non-specific upper respiratory symptoms.

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