Magellan Biosciences, Inc. and Miacom Diagnostics Team Up to Enable Faster, Easier Identification of Pathogens as Part of Magellan’s End-to-End Suite of Microbiology Products Designed to Streamline Lab Workflow and Enable Better Treatment Decisions
Published: Apr 15, 2011
CHELMSFORD, Mass. & DUESSELDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor-intensive, is partnering with Germany-based miacom diagnostics GmbH to bring miacom’s unique, cost-effective family of molecular tests to the U.S. and Canadian markets. The 30-minute tests identify sepsis-related pathogens directly from blood-culture bottles, enhancing Magellan’s suite of blood culture, microbial identification, and susceptibility test products for microbiology laboratories. The combined offering is designed to provide fast, reliable results for laboratories of all sizes, enabling clinicians to make more-informed treatment decisions that improve patient care and help in the global fight against drug resistance.