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Covid tests boost Eurofins' activity


The champion of biological analysis achieved 10% of its sales last year with its anticoronavirus devices.

No more queues in front of medical biology laboratories.

Eurofins, the French champion in biological analysis, has just launched a home PCR test kit in the United States.

The patient receives the tube and swab at home to carry out his own nasal sample.

In a prepaid FedEx envelope, he returns his tube and receives his result on a secure portal 48 hours later.

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This test, just approved by the US health authority, is one of the first on the US market to be available without a prescription.

Sold for $ 99, reimbursed by some insurers and mutuals, it will be available in the coming days in pharmacies and on the internet.

In Europe, it is the subject of pilot programs in Germany and Great Britain, sold online to consumers.

"In France, we are in discussions with the regulatory authorities to be able to make it available to the public,"

says Gilles Martin, CEO of Eurofins, who

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Source: lefigaro

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