Q-linea, Setting Sights on Clinical Dx Market, Aims to Launch Antibiotic Susceptibility Test by 2015 | GenomeWeb

UPPSALA, Sweden — Swedish technology firm Q-linea hopes to deliver to market within the next three years a clinical assay that can identify bacteria responsible for sepsis and determine its susceptibility to antibiotics.

CEO Jonas Jarvius said that the privately held company is "putting all of its focus" on the diagnostics market, looking to parlay its nucleic acid- and protein-detection capabilities into a steady revenue stream from hospitals that would use the test to select the most effective antibiotics regimens for patients.

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