NeuMoDx Molecular Launches Coronavirus Test
NeuMoDx Molecular announced plans to develop a coronavirus test for its own high-throughput molecular diagnostics platform.
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Thermo Fisher expects the deal to improve its portfolio of specialty diagnostics for clinical labs while its genetic analysis technologies, biosciences reagents and consumable products will complement Qiagens’ sample preparation and assay technologies.