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Mayo Clinic to Use Siemens' Molecular Dx Tools

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics will provide the Mayo Clinic with two of its molecular testing products for use in screening for major diseases, Siemens said today.

Under the five-year agreement, the Mayo Clinic will use Siemens’ Versant and Trugene products to assess human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C viral load, genotyping, and drug resistance.

Siemens also said it will provide planned upgrades to molecular testing systems and software over the course of the agreement as new advances in the technologies are made.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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