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NEW YORK – Zymo Research has partnered with Tecan to launch a ready-to-go product to streamline viral DNA/RNA extraction from nasopharyngeal swasbs, oropharyngeal swabs, saliva, sputum, plasma, and serum.

The partners will use Tecan's DreamPrep NAP workstation, featuring Zymo's Quick-DNA/RNA Viral MagBead Kit, to simplify the process by offering pre-loaded scripts — optimized for viral RNA extraction — that are being validated for COVID-19 assays by high complexity testing labs.

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