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The companies are validating the Genedrive 96 Sars-CoV-2 kit using saliva samples extracted with Beckman Coulter's RNAdvance viral extraction chemistry

For the three months ended July 3, the Washington DC-based conglomerate recorded $5.30 billion in total sales compared to $4.44 billion in the year-ago period.

According to the registry's first dataset, more than 65 million tests have been manufactured and shipped across the US.

Single-cell analysis, next-generation sequencing, and synthetic DNA have all been crucial to efforts to find antibodies that could neutralize SARS-CoV-2.

Danaher President and CEO Thomas Joyce will retire in September and will be replaced by Rainer Blair, the current executive VP of the life sciences division.

The flow cytometry-based assays were developed by Menlo Park, California-based IncellDx to run on Beckman Coulter instrumentation.

The company's life sciences revenues were up 6 percent while its diagnostics business grew almost 7 percent.

Danaher's life sciences revenues grew 6 percent, while its diagnostics revenues rose nearly 5 percent, including an increase of more than 20 percent at Cepheid.

The investment bank gave Danaher a Neutral rating and a $148 price target on the firm's shares, while it gave Agilent an Overweight rating with an $83 price target.

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