By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Abbott late on Tuesday announced a broad molecular diagnostics agreement covering HIV, human papillomavirus, and hepatitis C.

Under the terms of the deal, Qiagen will receive kits from Abbott for a PCR-based molecular assay for HIV-1 viral load testing in the US and Canada. In return, it will provide Abbott certain key products needed for a PCR-based HPV test in the US and Canada.

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