Becton, Dickinson Has First EUA In US For Smartphone-Linked Rapid Antigen Test
Researchers Recommend Wider OTC Distribution Of Rapid Antigen Tests
BD has EUA for Veritor At-Home COVID-19 rapid antigen test using smartphone vision technology to interpret and digitally display results. Researchers at biotech firms and medical schools measure advantages of at-home use of rapid antigen tests over quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction tests.
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Agency changes two of its emergency use authorization templates “to support authorization of more COVID-19 tests” for OTC use and to offer “flexible study recommendations.”
“We see this is a as a significant opportunity, and quite frankly, a trend that's been happening overseas and is kind of now happening here in the US,” says Abbott Labs CEO Robert Ford.
FDA grants emergency use authorization to OTC COVID-19 testing products as it targets allowing workplaces, schools and communities to access tools needed to screen for the virus rapidly and accurately.