Bio-Rad Launches InteliQ, Load-and-Go Tubes for Quality Controls that Offer Enhanced Workflow Efficiencies

Date: 
5/22/19

HERCULES, CA – May 22, 2019 – Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products today announced the launch of InteliQ, a range of quality controls offered in a tube configuration that provides efficiencies in both workflow and data management. InteliQ controls are compatible with chemistry and immunoassay diagnostic platforms.*

The convenient tube configuration and barcode labeling of InteliQ offer unique sample identification and traceability as well as the simple upload of XML value assignment data. This combination of features helps to reduce hands-on time and manual errors, and it streamlines a laboratory’s workflow.

The InteliQ line of chemistry and immunoassay quality controls include: Assayed Multiqual, Cardiac Markers Plus LT, Ethanol/Ammonia, Homocysteine, Immunoassay Plus, Immunology, Specialty Immunoassay, Tumor Marker and Urine Chemistry. In addition, InteliQ users can manage their QC data and access peer group comparisons with Bio-Rad’s Unity Interlaboratory Program, which offers users greater confidence in patient results.

For more information about InteliQ, please visit www.qcnet.com/InteliQ.

*As listed in the InteliQ product insert.
Unity and Bio-Rad are trademarks of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. in certain jurisdictions


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-Rad had revenues exceeding $2.1 billion in 2017. For more information, please visit www.bio-rad.com.

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