BioMérieux to Acquire BioFire Diagnostics for $450M Plus Debt | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — French in vitro diagnostics firm BioMérieux said today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BioFire Diagnostics for $450 million plus BioFire's net financial debt.

BioFire, which until August 2012 was known as Idaho Technology, is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and markets the FilmArray molecular diagnostics system and associated syndromic infectious disease assay panels.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: gene flow between ancient chimpanzees and bonobos, and more.

A startup wants to match customers to wine based on their DNA and one critic calls the idea 'silly,' Stat News reports.

Researchers trace the origins of brown rats using genetic analysis to China, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.