By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen will distribute a multiplex respiratory pathogen test manufactured by Celera, under an agreement announced today by the firms.

The molecular diagnostic test is the next-generation version of Qiagen's ResPlex II assay for detecting respiratory pathogens. The assay detects 19 different pathogens associated with respiratory infections and is designed for use on the LiquiChip 100 and 200 instrument platforms, which are based on Luminex's technology.

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