Bloomberg Law
Sept. 24, 2020, 10:12 AM

Orasure’s Covid-19 Saliva Test Gets Emergency Use Authorization

Malak Saleh
Malak Saleh
Bloomberg News

OraSure Technologies’ ORAcollect RNA saliva collection device has been included in the FDA Emergency Use Authorization granted to Quadrant Biosciences for a Covid-19 laboratory test.

  • This is the sixth EUA to include a collection device from the Company’s DNA Genotek subsidiary and the first to exclusively utilize a saliva collection method
  • The non-invasive saliva swab test determines the presence or absence of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA, and will be immediately available for use by clinical laboratories, physicians’ offices, urgent care clinics and hospitals
  • NOTE: Aug. 6, OraSure’s Covid-19 Test Setback to Disappoint, Jefferies Says

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