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Meridian Bioscience TruQuick

Meridian Bioscience has launched TruQuick, a comprehensive point-of-care product menu of rapid tests for the diagnosis of tropical, infectious, sexually transmitted, respiratory, gastrointestinal, cancer, and cardiac diseases. TruQuick is a qualitative lateral flow chromatographic immunoassay menu of over 60 products. Its rapid tests can aid in the diagnosis of infectious pathogens and other important acute diseases in 10 to 20 minutes, the company said. 

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