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Heska enters deal for point-of-care multiplex diagnostics

Heska has partnered with MBio Diagnostics in a deal focused on bringing new point-of-care multiplex testing technology to the animal health sector.

Heska Deals

Biovet invests in expanding facilities, diagnostics capabilities

Canadian veterinary diagnostics company Biovet has begun a Can$2.25 million ($1.75 million) expansion of its headquarters, with construction expected to be completed in July.

North America Canada

Global commercialization of PBD's bovine tuberculosis test begins

UK firm PBD Biotech has begun selling its blood test for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) on a global scale.

Asia Pacific Europe

Researchers in US create radical new rabies test

A new rabies test developed in the US could be more accurate and faster in securing results for the potentially fatal disease in animals.

North America United States

Heska welcomes Schein joint venture with Vets First Choice

The upcoming merger between leading veterinary distributor Henry Schein and Vets First Choice to create a diagnostics subsidiary has been welcomed by rival firm Heska.

North America United States

IDEXX points to German sales success as future strategy

IDEXX Laboratories' single account sales model which combines diagnostics with laboratory presence in the US has proved successful in Germany.

North America United States

Zoetis deal to help Abaxis compete against IDEXX, drive Heska value

According to one expert, Zoetis' acquisition of Abaxis will aid the latter in competing against veterinary diagnostics leader IDEXX Laboratories.

Deals Abaxis

UK firm developing super-fast test for mastitis

UK company Abingdon Health is developing a rapid diagnostic test for bovine mastitis.

Diagnostics R&D

Zoetis set to acquire diagnostics specialist Abaxis in $2bn deal

Industry leader Zoetis has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire the second-largest veterinary diagnostics firm Abaxis. 

United States North America

New Zealand developing M bovis diagnostic test

Following damaging outbreaks of Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand cattle, the farm-intensive country is developing a new super-fast diagnostic test for the disease.

Asia Pacific Australia

Rift Valley surveillance holds potential for development of predictive warning system

Newly-published research on Rift Valley fever (RVF) has the potential as a foundation for developing a national syndromic surveillance system for livestock in Kenya.

Middle East and Africa Kenya

Zomedica signs diagnostic R&D deal with Seraph

US animal health firm Zomedica Pharmaceuticals has entered into a veterinary diagnostics agreement with Seraph Biosciences. 

Diagnostics R&D
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