HTG Molecular Diagnostics Obtains CE IVD Mark for Its HTG EdgeSeq DLBCL Cell of Origin Assay and HTG EdgeSeq System
TUCSON, Ariz., July 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTGM), a provider of instruments and reagents for molecular profiling applications, today announced that it has obtained CE-IVD marking for its HTG EdgeSeq DLBCL Cell of Origin Assay and next-generation sequencing (NGS) based HTG EdgeSeq system. There are approximately 79,000 non-Hodgkin lymphomas per year in the European Union, and as many as 40% of those are diagnosed as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The 2016 updates to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for the classification of lymphoid neoplasms have been reported to require subtyping of DLBCL tumors as activated B‑cell (ABC) or germinal center B-cell (GCB).
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