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NEW YORK – Viracor Eurofins and the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced Tuesday a partnership to provide SARS-CoV-2 testing to the registry's network of member centers.

Thousands of Viracor Eurofins' test kits will be offered to NKR member centers by Thursday. They can be used to test living donors, recipients of living donor organs, and recipients of deceased donor organs, NKR said. The partnership aims to increase transplant safety for donors and recipients who are immunosuppressed and particularly vulnerable to the virus, the organizations added.

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