NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cepheid said yesterday that it will delay the international market launch of its point-of-care platform, the Omni, by one year to the third quarter of 2017.

The firm's stock fell sharply on the news, down more than 19 percent on Nasdaq at mid-day trading following the announcement.

Cepheid first unveiled the Omni in July 2015, when it also announced plans to develop a line of more rapid tests, called Xpert Xpress.

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