NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter said today that it has licensed certain rights to hepatitis C virus testing from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics.
 
Beckman said that under the agreement it received rights to develop, manufacture, and sell a quantitative viral load HCV blood test for use on a molecular diagnostics instrument. The firm is developing a next-generation molecular diagnostics platform, called the UniCel DxN, which it plans to launch in 2010.
 

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