The test, designed to simultaneously detect diarrhea-causing enteric viruses using DNA extracted from a stool sample, includes norovirus GI, norovirus GII, and others.
PerkinElmer's subsidiary Wallac will now distribute the Amplidiag product line in Israel and in a number of countries in Africa.
The funding was supported by Finnish investment service company Kansalaisrahoitus Oy.
The deal covers Mobidiag's full line of Amplidiag tests for gastrointestinal infections, as well as the high-throughput Amplidiag Easy system.
The firm received the CE IVD mark for Amplidiag Easy, an automated system that enables nucleic acid extraction and PCR setup directly from stool samples.
The agreement with PerkinElmer's Wallac Oy subsidiary will bring Mobidiag's real-time PCR-based gastrointestinal tests to a new market.
The deal will help the Finnish diagnostics company expand its offerings of PCR-based gastrointestinal diagnostic tests.
The deal is the latest in a series of such arrangements Mobidiag has inked for its Amplidiag diagnostic product line in recent months.
The deal marks the latest in a series of arrangements the company has signed for distribution of its Amplidiag products internationally.
The Finnish firm is hoping to finalize manufacturing, validation, and commercialization of its new sample-to-result infectious disease diagnostics platform.
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China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.