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Septin 9 methylated DNA blood test diagnostic data

October 25, 2010 7:00 AM UTC

Reference laboratory Arup reported data from an analysis of blood samples from 50 colorectal cancer patients and 118 colonoscopy-verified healthy control subjects showing that its Septin 9 methylated DNA blood test had 90% sensitivity and 89% specificity for detecting colorectal cancer. Data were presented at the Molecular Markers in Cancer meeting in Hollywood. In July, Arup launched the test in the U.S. (see BioCentury, July 26). ...