By Labmedica International staff writers

Posted on 15 Sep 2015

Two North American manufacturers of rapid diagnostic tests are combining in order to pool their products for rapid entry into the diagnostic product market and to boost development of new tests.

NOWDiagnostics Inc. (Springdale, AR, USA) recently completed the acquisition of ZBx Corporation (Toronto, Canada). NOWDiagnostics manufactures and sells a line of blood-based rapid tests that allow health care providers to conduct simple-to-use, highly accurate tests for a variety of ailments and diseases. ZBx Corporation, with a customer base that includes Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and Mexico, develops and manufactures rapid format, point-of-care diagnostic products…read more.