Qiagen Enters Molecular Dx, Relying On Artus' Assays and Its Own Sample Prep | GenomeWeb

After more than a decade as a supporting player, Qiagen has decided to become a molecular diagnostics company.

Before the acquisition, Qiagen had no molecular diagnostic assays available for anything but research purposes. But with Artus in the fold, the combined company is counting on merging its existing sample-preparation products with the new diagnostics, along with the PCR license that comes with them, to smooth its entrance onto the scene.

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