NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Theradiag said today that it has received the CE Mark for two new biotherapy monitoring kits: tocilizumab and rituximab. Tocilizumab is an immunosuppressive drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis, while rituximab is prescribed for treatment of leukemia and lymphoma. The Theradiag kits are sold under the Lisa Tracker brand name.

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