NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biocartis and Fast-track Diagnostics announced on Wednesday that they have formed a strategic collaboration to develop a range of multiplex tests for infectious diseases.

Under the arrangement, the companies will develop tests based on Fast-track's PCR-based infectious disease menu for use on Biocartis' Idylla automated molecular diagnostics platform. The first assay to be developed is expected to be a multiplex respiratory panel for the detection of viral and bacterial targets in upper respiratory tract infections.

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