Diatron and Medicon Announce a Supply Agreement for Clinical Chemistry Reagents for the Pictus Analyzer Range
Diatron MI PLC
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Press release date: October 2, 2013
Diatron MI Plc and Medicon Hellas SA have recently signed an exclusive supply agreement for an extensive range of high quality clinical chemistry reagents for use on the Diatron Pictus range of Clinical chemistry analyzers in all international markets but excludes the USA.
All reagents will be manufactured by Medicon Hellas, Greece exclusively for Diatron and have been specifically designed with the Diatron analyzers in mind, so the combination of analyzer and reagents allows customers to enjoy features and benefits that are only normally possible on high cost Clinical Chemistry systems.
Initially, the reagent range will consist of 60 test parameters (Substrates, Enzymes, Electrolytes and Specific proteins) which have been developed to meet needs and demands of today's modern clinical chemistry laboratory so have excellent precision, linearity, sensitivity, on-board stability and calibration stability.
Spokesmen from the 2 companies commented as follows:
"We are excited by the new collaboration with Medicon as it will allow us to mutually grow our clinical chemistry business with our global distributor partners and to demonstrate to end-users our commitment to provide them with the full package – a cost effective system (analyzer reagent) with complete support" - Ronald Backes - Vice president of International Business- Diatron MI Plc.
"Medicon is delighted to enter into this agreement with Diatron, rewarding the time and effort we have put into developing specific reagents and tests for the Pictus analyzers. We are pleased that customers around the world will now be able to benefit from what Greek laboratories have experienced with the analyzer/reagent combination," - Sakis Mitropoulos – Director, Customer Services, Medicon Hellas SA.
All business enquiries regarding the Clinical Chemistry reagents must be made to Diatron.
Diatron develops, manufactures and markets hematology and clinical chemistry analyzers and reagents for human medical and veterinary use. The company was founded in Hungary in 1989 and the aim for Diatron is to achieve a leading position worldwide in the market of in-vitro diagnostics.
Medicon Hellas SA is a manufacturer of diagnostic kits & bulk reagents. A market leader in diagnostics in Greece, founded in 1983 and offering an extensive range of instrumentation, tests and procedures to clinical and research laboratories.