Bioscience

TGen, NAU patent approved for flu strain test

November 3, 2014

By Flinn Foundation

From: Translational Genomics Research Institute

The federal government has awarded a patent to TGen and Northern Arizona University for a test that can detect —and assist in the treatment of—the H1N1 pandemic flu strain. This precise, genomics-based test was developed in Flagstaff during a significant global swine flu outbreak in 2009.

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