Bio-Rad Shares Slide 5 Percent on USDA Report of False-Positive Mad Cow Test Results | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Shares in Bio-Rad Laboratories fell nearly 5 percent on Wednesday afternoon, a day after the US Department of Agriculture said the firm's rapid-screening test kit for bovine spongiform encephalopathy had generated a false-positive in screening cattle for the disease.


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