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Idaho Technology Inc. Receives $3.6M Grant From National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Further Develop Diagnostic Medical Testing Platform for Underserved Populations


7/22/2009 11:12:09 AM

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Idaho Technology, Inc. has been awarded $3.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to further develop the Point-of-Care FilmArray™ (POC FilmArray), a clinical diagnostic testing platform designed for underserved populations including the urban poor and rural communities. The device, which is capable of simultaneous testing for multiple viral and bacterial targets and delivers results in less than an hour, will initially focus on the diagnosis of respiratory pathogens, sepsis, and sexually transmitted infections.

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