NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AdvanDx recently announced the appointment of Alpha Laboratories to support the launch of AdvanDx's molecular QuickFISH test.

Under the terms of the deal, Alpha Lab has the exclusive rights to distribute the test in the UK. QuickFISH detects Staphylococcus aureus and/or coagulase-negative staphylococci and received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration in April. It was launched in the US and Europe in September.

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