NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SeraCare Life Sciences has announced a collaboration with the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) reference standard materials for diagnostics.

Under the terms of the three-year cooperative research and development agreement, SeraCare will provide its Seraseq ctDNA reference material technology to NIST for the development of digital PCR measurement methodologies. NIST will distribute these materials to various laboratories and will compare their results.

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