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  • OraSure Awarded HHS Contract for Zika Diagnostic Test Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OraSure Awarded HHS Contract for Zika Diagnostic Test Development

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a potential $16.6 million contract to Orasure Technologies to develop a Zika virus test that will work to show results within 30 minutes and can be conducted at a doctor’s office. HHS said Tuesday OraSure will design its lateral flow serological test to look for Zika antibodies in drops of blood to detect […] More

  • DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract

    Italy-based diagnostics company DiaSorin Group has received a $2.6 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to further develop a laboratory test designed to help clinicians identify Zika virus infection in blood samples. DiaSorin is developing a Zika diagnostic serological test based on the company’s LIAISON XL automated chemiluminescence analyzer that works to simultaneously run tests on up […] More

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