By Ben Butkus

Roche said this week that Swiss pharmaceutical products and services firm Lonza will distribute Roche's PCR-based mycoplasma assay for pharmaceutical quality control under a co-exclusive agreement.

As part of the pact, Roche's MycoTool detection kits are now available through Lonza for final release testing of pharmaceutical products, upon validation, the companies said. Lonza also offers contract testing services using the MycoTool test.

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