Lowndes Advises Applied DNA on EUA Amendment for Its COVID-19 Diagnostic Assay Kit Delivering Increased Accessibility and Turnaround Time to Customers

|Press Release

Lowndes, a Florida-based law firm, advised Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (Applied DNA) on its recent Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) amendment which both expands the installed base of PCR equipment platforms that can process the company’s LineaTM COVID-19 Assay Kit and introduces automation to significantly increase the throughput of the assay by use of robotic RNA extraction.

According to a company release, the amendment, which was granted by the FDA on July 30, 2020, can greatly enhance the efficiency of laboratories who adopt the diagnostic kit and also significantly expand the targeted installed base of authorized RT-PCR equipment. In response to the COVID-19 infection spikes throughout the country, Applied DNA is increasing diagnostic kit production to meet the potential demand.

An EUA is an authorization from the FDA for the use of an unapproved medical product during a public health emergency that may be effective in diagnosing, treating or preventing a disease or condition when there are no other adequate, approved or available alternatives.

About Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.

Applied DNA is a provider of molecular technologies that enable supply chain security, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping, diagnostics and pre-clinical nucleic acid-based therapeutic drug candidates. 


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