BD Launches DIY Reagent Kit for LDTs on BD Max System; Continues to Scale Up MDx Offerings | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Becton Dickinson's BD Diagnostics division announced this week the launch of the Total Nucleic Acid suite, a kit of reagents to enable DNA- and RNA-based assay development on the automated BD Max platform.

In an interview this week with PCR Insider, Doug White, vice president and general manager of molecular diagnostics and women's health at BD Diagnostics, said the TNA kit will allow laboratory customers to develop their own molecular diagnostic tests.

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