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Immucor Completes Purchase of BioArray Solutions

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Immucor said today that it has completed the approximately $117 million acquisition of BioArray Solutions.
 
The deal, which was announced in March, will provide Immucor with BioArray’s BeadChip system to determine antigens for donors and recipients of blood transfusions. Immucor’s reagents and instruments also are focused on the blood transfusion industry.
 
The acquisition “will enable us to provide innovative molecular diagnostic solutions for blood transfusions to enhance patient outcomes,” Immucor President and CEO Gioacchino De Chirico said in a statement.
 
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