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Roche Molecular Systems has launched the cobas 4800 system, which combines CE-marked in vitro diagnostic tests for Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and human papillomavirus with automated sample preparation and real-time PCR.

Roche said that the tests are designed to detect the 14 HPV high-risk genotypes that are "widely accepted to cause cervical cancer and bacterial DNA associated with chlamydia and gonorrhea infections."

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