Bio-Rad Quality Controls Now Available for Multiple Abbott Clinical Diagnostics Platforms

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Date: 12/07/2018

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Bio-Rad Quality Controls Now Available for Multiple Abbott Clinical Diagnostics Platforms

HERCULES, Calif.–December 7, 2018–Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced expanded global access of the company’s quality controls across multiple Abbott clinical diagnostics platforms that now includes the Abbott Alinity ci-series instruments. 

“We are pleased to fulfill this need and offer customers access to Bio‑Rad’s quality control products and solutions for many Abbott clinical diagnostics platforms,” said John Hertia, Bio-Rad President, Clinical Diagnostics Group. “Bio-Rad’s comprehensive suite of quality controls and data management solutions combined with our customer training and support services help to strengthen the performance of clinical labs, ensuring that the most reliable data is provided to physicians and, most importantly, to the patient.”

Bio-Rad is a global leader of quality control products, offering an extensive range of quality controls covering analytes for immunoassay, chemistry, cardiac assessment, immunology, diabetes, coagulation, hematology, blood gas, drugs-of-abuse, and infectious disease testing. The company’s QC data management solutions connect large peer groups of test systems and assay methods to the company’s Unity Interlaboratory Program, enabling labs to compare their results in real time with over 25,000 other labs worldwide.

For further information, please visit http://www.qcnet.com/partners.


About Bio-Rad
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With a focus on quality and customer service for over 65 years, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, as well as applied laboratories that include food safety and environmental quality. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and has a global network of operations with more than 8,000 employees worldwide. Bio-Radnobr> had revenues exceeding $2.1 billion in 2017. For more information, please visit www.bio rad.com.


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Press contact:
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Tina Cuccia, Corporate Communications
510-724-6063
tina_cuccia@bio-rad.com

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