This article has been updated from a previous version to correct the amount of GE's offer for Abbott.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Abbott Laboratories disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission today that it would cut costs in its global diagnostics business through a plan expected to yield annual pre-tax savings of more than $150 million.
 

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