NNEW YORK, Feb. 10 - Cepheid of Sunnyvale, Calif., has expanded a distribution agreement with Fisher Scientific for its Smart Cycler DNA sequence detection instrument, Cepheid said today.
Fisher will now have non-exclusive rights to distribute the Smart Cycler in the
The agreement expires in May 2004. Previously, Fisher Scientific was the exclusive distributor of Cepheid Smart Cycler systems in the
The agreement complements Cepheid's direct sales efforts in the
Cepheid launched its SmartCycler II last December.