The equipment will be used to test water and check for infectious diseases in communities in
The New Orleans Public Health Labs already own nine SmartCycler systems. Cepheid's reagents will be used to test for infectious disease agents, including B. pertussis, B. pertussis/B. parapertussis, enterovirus, norovirus, influenza A/B, respiratory syncytial virus, and E. coli. The company will also donate SmartMix HM, refurbishment services, training, and technical support.