NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Ciphergen Biosystems today said it has struck an agreement with the Ohio State University Research Foundation to develop and validate a test to help detect the blood disease thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
 
The partnership aims to discover a clinical diagnostic test that can “rapidly detect” deficiencies in the enzyme activity associated with the disorder, commonly called TTP, which affects blood coagulation.
 

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