Siemens Healthineers: emergency authorization from FDA
(CercleFinance.com) - Siemens Healthineers announced on Monday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted it emergency marketing approval for a serological test to determine whether a person has produced antibodies in response to a Covid-19 infection.
The medical equipment subsidiary of the German industrial giant Siemens explains that its test can detect the presence of IgM and IgG antibodies, even in patients without symptoms.
The green light from the FDA will enable the medical equipment manufacturer to immediately deliver more than one million tests to laboratories and healthcare institutions.
Siemens Healthineers says it is ready to reach a production capacity of over 50 million tests per month as from this month.
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