NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bioké has signed a distribution deal covering Horizon Discovery Group's reference standards in the Netherlands, the companies announced on Monday. 

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

The use of external controls, such as Horizon Discovery's reference standards, can provide higher intra- and interlaboratory reproducibility in the analysis of clinical samples, leading to more accurate diagnoses and better treatments, the partners said. 

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