Spartan enters partnership to develop HIV test

OTTAWA – Spartan Bioscience teams up Spartan-logo107X22.JPGwith Atlanta-based Cooperative Diagnostics in an effort to co-develop new DNA testing technology for HIV and AIDS for the developing world. Ottawa-based Spartan, which makes DNA analyzers, says the partnership agreement will see the company pair its DX-12 DNA analyzer with Cooperative Diagnostics’ custom HIV-1 RNA blood-screening kit. The firms hope to develop a test that will cost less than US$10, ensuring that it’s affordable for people in poorer nations. Click here for more information.

Submit a comment

Please leave your name, which will be used to sign your submission to the SCANsite. Thanks for contributing your thoughts. Come back again. Tony Patterson, Editor & CEO.

© 2006 - 2009 SCAN
Site by Citadel Rock