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New Products: BioMerieux's New VIDAS system

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BioMérieux this week launched its new VIDAS 3 automated immunoassay system.

The product is the newest version of the VIDAS platform. It uses the same reagents as the earlier instruments and performs the full 98-test menu but offers increased automation and greater traceability, the company said in a statement.

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Genome Biology Papers on COVID-19 Effector Genes, Virtual ChIP-seq, scDART

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