Alere Employees to Transition to Quidel, Siemens After Abbott Divests Three Businesses

Published: Jul 27, 2017

When it completes its $5.3 billion acquisition of Waltham-based Alere later this year, Abbott Laboratories will be getting one of the world’s largest makers of point-of-care diagnostic tests, a fast-growing sector.

Thanks to antitrust rules, though, Abbott will be taking on a slimmed-down version of Alere by the end of September.

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