Quidel receives 510k clearance for Triage TOX Drug Screen
Quidel Corporation announced that Quidel has received 510k clearance from the Unites States Food and Drug Administration to market the Quidel Triage TOX Drug Screen, 94600, a fluorescence immunoassay for the qualitative determination of the presence of drug and/or metabolites in human urine of up to 9 drug assays. The test is to be used with Quidel's Triage MeterPro instrumented system. "We believe that our latest diagnostic screening test can play an important role in providing fast, diagnostic answers to healthcare providers in the emergency and urgent care settings," said Douglas Bryant, president and chief executive officer of Quidel Corporation. "We are very pleased to receive clearance from the FDA for our Quidel Triage TOX Drug Screen, 94600 toxicology test and are optimistic that this assay will drive growth in the Triage business by delivering a more reliable, higher quality product to the customer, as well as creating further growth in the installed base of MeterPro instruments out in the field."