NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Phthisis Diagnostics today announced its first European distribution agreement.

Under the deal, UK-based Alpha Laboratories will distribute the entire line of Phthisis' products, including those still in development. Phthisis currently offers the E-Sphere Simple NA kit for extracting nucleic acids from various sample types. Future products from the Charlottesville, Va.-based molecular diagnostic firm include diagnostics for parasites and fungi, and molecular standards for improved laboratory quality control.

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