Quidel Acquires Diagnostic Hybrids for $130M | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Point-of-care diagnostic test provider Quidel said today that it has agreed to acquire Diagnostic Hybrids for approximately $130 million.

Diagnostic Hybrids, based in Athens, Ohio, manufactures and sells direct fluorescent in vitro diagnostic assays used in hospital and reference laboratories for a variety of diseases, including viral respiratory infections, herpes, chlamydia, and thyroid disease.

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