The senior unsecured term loan facility was used, in part, to refinance a three-year loan agreement between BD, Citibank, and other lenders reached last year.
The BD business, which has annual revenues of about $100 million, offers technical services as well as peptones for cell culture media used in biopharmaceutical applications.
In response to public comment on draft recommendations published last year, the USPSTF changed course and retained cotesting as an option.
The platform can now measure RNA and proteins simultaneously at the single-cell level and can multiplex more than 100 proteins per experiment, the company said.
The company's life sciences segment had $1.08 billion in revenues, driven by strong performance of the preanalytical systems, diagnostic systems, and biosciences units.
The Cobas HPV Test is now approved for use as a primary screening test with BD's SurePath and Hologic's ThinPrep PreservCyt Solution.
BioGx now offers 11 CE-marked infectious disease tests that run on Becton Dickinson's BD Max platform.
The firm has made two separate senior notes offerings in euros and British pounds, and it plans to use the proceeds to redeem other outstanding notes.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.