bioMérieux and Illumina Enter Agreement to Co-Develop a Next-Generation Sequencing Solution for Epidemiological Monitoring of Bacterial Infections
Marcy l’Etoile, France – San Diego, California, United States – November 18, 2014 – bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, and Illumina, a world leader in genomics, announced they have signed an exclusive agreement to launch a next-generation sequencing (NGS) epidemiology solution for service labs. The two companies will jointly develop applications for microbiology sequencing technologies within a four-year renewable period.
Marcy l’Etoile (France) - October 27, 2014 - BioFire Defense, LLC of Salt Lake City, UT announced today that it has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its commercial FilmArray® Ebola test (BioThreat-E test™).
Marcy l'Etoile, France, July 23, 2014 - bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces that VIRTUO™, the new generation of BacT/ALERT®, has been CE-marked. This uniquely innovative automated blood culture microbial detection system further enriches the offering of the BacT/ALERT® product range and is now commercially available in targeted countries that recognize CE marking. The enhanced performance of the system will help laboratories provide rapid results to clinicians to help maximize laboratory efficiency and facilitate better patient outcomes.