Smiths Detection and Novartis to Develop Infectious Disease Dxs Based on LATE PCR Tech | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Smiths Detection said today that its diagnostics business has signed a collaboration and license agreement with Novartis Diagnostics to develop diagnostic tests based on Smiths' clinical diagnostics system and linear-after-the-exponential, or LATE, PCR technology.

Together, Smiths and Novartis plan to develop and market highly multiplexed assays for a variety of infectious diseases, beginning with a focus on healthcare-associated infections, officials from the companies said.

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