By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leica Microsystems and Abbott today announced a deal to develop a fully automated fluorescent in situ hybridization solution for HER2 testing.

Under the terms of the deal, Abbott will supply FISH probes targeting the HER2 gene locus, which will be used to develop the automated HER2 FISH test on Leica's BOND automated advanced staining platform.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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