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Digene Opens Subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 - Digene customers in Germany and Switzerland will likely find it easier to buy the company's Hybrid Capture-based molecular-diagnostic tests and equipment.

 

Gaitherburg, Md.-based Digene today said it has opened subsidiaries in those countries to help it sell its technologies there. The company said it and "third-party distributors" had previously served those markets.

 

The new facilities bring to 18 the total number of European countries in which Digene has a subsidiary, Digene said.

 

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