HERCULES, Calif.—Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader in life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of the CFX Opus Deepwell Dx Real-Time PCR System, a real-time PCR system listed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) testing, and developed in accordance with the European Union’s regulations for in vitro diagnostic medical devices (EU 2017/746). Bio-Rad will continue to seek regulatory approvals for additional global markets in the coming months.
The CFX Opus Deepwell Dx Real-Time PCR System is the latest addition to the Bio-Rad portfolio of real-time PCR instruments. The system offers accurate and precise quantification with flexibility for reactions up to 125 µl in a 96-well format for quantitative PCR (qPCR) diagnostic assays. The CFX Opus Dx Real-Time PCR System is also available in a 96- and 384-well reaction block format. All systems in the CFX Opus Dx Real-Time PCR family are open platforms that can multiplex up to five targets to enable efficient IVD assay development and diagnostic testing. CFX Opus Dx Real-Time PCR Systems offer easy-to-use desktop management and analysis software with integrated security features for electronic signature, audit, and user control.
"With the ongoing increase in demand for efficient and flexible IVD real-time PCR systems, we are pleased to announce the addition of the CFX Opus Deepwell Dx Real-Time PCR System to the CFX Opus family," said Steven Blakely, Senior Director for the Gene Expression Business, Bio-Rad. "The CFX Opus Deepwell Dx Real-Time PCR System continues in the tradition of robust and secure platforms that leverage the long-standing Bio-Rad expertise in genomic tools to serve both research and clinical diagnostic markets," he added.
Please visit bio-rad.com/cfxopus-dx to learn more about the Bio-Rad CFX Opus Dx Detection Systems for in vitro diagnostics.
BIO-RAD is a trademark of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
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 70 years of focus on quality and customer service, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are universities, research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as applied research laboratories including food safety and environmental quality. Based in Hercules, California, Bio-Rad has a global network of operations with approximately 8,200 employees worldwide and $2.9 billion in revenues in 2021. For more information, please visit bio-rad.com.
This release may be deemed to contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements we make regarding our products and our expectations about our products. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plan", "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "may," "will," "intend," "estimate," "continue," or similar expressions or the negative of those terms or expressions, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include the duration and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain risks, our ability to develop and market new or improved products, our ability to compete effectively, international legal and regulatory risks, and product quality and liability issues. For further information regarding our risks and uncertainties, please refer to the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operation" in Bio-Rad’s public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Bio-Rad cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. We disclaim any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Katrina Academia, Inbound Marketing Manager
+44 (0) 7737 543244