negotiated exclusive, worldwide distribution rights to Celera
’s next-generation ResPlex II multiplex assay
for the detection of respiratory pathogens. The new assay detects 19 different pathogens and is designed for use with the Luminex LiquiChip 100 and 200 instrument platforms, for which Qiagen is also a partner. The test has yet to be submitted for regulatory approval in the U.S. and Europe.