NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 2, 2020) – PathGroup, one of the largest private providers of pathology, clinical and molecular laboratory services in the United States, today announced the award of a funding grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx SM) program. PathGroup will utilize the funds granted by the NIH to expand its high-throughput COVID-19 testing laboratory, becoming one of the nation’s “mega-labs” with the capability of performing up to 80,000 SARS-CoV-2 tests per day for COVID-19, with results expected to be delivered within 24 hours.
The RADxSM initiative supports the development, production scale-up, and deployment of accurate, rapid SARS-CoV-2 tests across the country. The RADx-Advanced Technology Platforms (RADx-ATP) program assists in the expansion of labs that can significantly scale the number of COVID-19 tests that can be performed each day in the United States.
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