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From the monthly archives: December, 2014

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Abbott 's Pioneering, Infectious Disease Testing Platform, IRIDICA, Now Available in Europe

- IRIDICA has the potential to change how pathogens that cause serious infections, such as sepsis and pneumonia, are detected and identified

- May provide doctors with information needed to start treating those who are critically ill with appropriate therapies sooner

- May help reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics, a leading cause of antibiotic resistance

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Mast Group wins Outstanding Achievement accolade at the Medilink Awards

Bootle-based Mast Group has won the Medical Engineers Outstanding Achievement Award at the Medilink North West Awards.

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Hologic Enters the Viral Load Market with CE Mark Certification for the Aptima HIV-1 Viral Load Test

The new assay is certified for both diagnosis and viral load monitoring on the Panther system

Bedford, Mass., Dec. 1, 2014 -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), today announced CE mark certification for its new Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay for use on the Company’s Panther system. The Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay, employing Hologic proprietary real-time transcription-mediated amplification (Real-time TMA) technology, is the first HIV viral load assay with a dual claim for both diagnosis and treatment monitoring. This milestone marks Hologic’s entry into the viral load market.

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