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NEW YORK – Quantabio is expanding its footprint in the newborn screening market with an agreement from a Wisconsin public health lab to adopt the company's dried blood spot (DBS) extraction and qPCR reagents.

Beverly, Massachusetts-based Quantabio already claims a presence in many screening programs, primarily in state public health labs which may soon see a boost in funding from the reauthorization of a congressional act to support newborn testing.

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