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OraSure Developing Rapid Zika Test

OraSure Technologies is working on a diagnostic tool that will allow health practitioners to quickly determine if a patient has been exposed to the latest global health threat, the Zika virus. OraSure developed a rapid test for the deadly Ebola virus in 2015 based on its OraQuick HIV and hepatitis testing platform. The virus, which is spread primarily by a particular species of mosquito, can cause severe birth defects if contracted by a pregnant woman. Read more via Morning Call