Clinical Chemistry

News on clinical chemistry systems and applications.

The offering consists of two tranches of $600 million each, and the firm plans to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of outstanding senior notes due on Aug. 23. 

As part of the contract, Abbott will supply analytical equipment and consumables, including the Alinity ci and Alinity h series diagnostics instruments.

Anticipating a potential cut into its portfolio from competitors' mass specs, Roche said last week at AACC that it will develop its own mass spec-based analyzer in response.

Unilabs said that the acquisition allows it to expand its services portfolio and extend its reach into the Peruvian private healthcare market. 

The company is targeting hospital labs interested in a more streamlined mass spec solution as the clinical mass spec market begins to heat up.