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NEW YORK — Biocept and Aegea Biotechnologies said on Tuesday that they have signed a supply agreement for a PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 test they codeveloped using a proprietary technology that enables viral detection and strain discrimination.

The test uses a technology called Switch-Blocker that is co-owned by the companies. Aegea holds exclusive rights in the field of infectious disease for the technology while Biocept has certain rights within the field of clinical oncology.

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