Progenika Biopharma Lands CE Mark for NGS Familial Hypercholesterolemia Test
The firm's Seqpro Lipo IS is the first approved NGS diagnostic assay for the disease, which affects one in 300 people.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Grifols has garnered a CE-IVD mark for ID Core XT, a bead array-based assay for molecular blood group typing, the company said this week.
Spanish genetic testing firm Progenika Biopharma will continue to pursue its business objectives after Barcelona-based plasma products manufacturer Grifols acquired a 60 percent stake in the firm for for €37 million ($48.4 million), according to its CEO.
Norwegian molecular diagnostics firm Genetic Analysis announced two new developments last week. The first was the appointment of Kari Stenerson, a former Axis-Shield marketing director, as its new CEO.
Progenika Gets CAP Accreditation for Lab
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Progenika this week said that its CLIA laboratory has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists. The Medford, Mass.-based firm provides blood group genotyping services to blood banks and hospitals in the US and Canada.
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