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Crystal Diagnostics signs distribution agreement with LabGear Australia

Crystal Diagnostics to sell pathogen platform in Australia

Crystal Diagnostics (CDx) has signed an agreement to sell and distribute its pathogen detection platform in Australia.

LabGear is an Australian-based laboratory equipment supplier and distributor of scientific products.

Derek Brown, LabGear managing director, said: “Distribution of the CDx detection system clearly demonstrates the LabGear commitment to our Australian customers in bringing them the most advanced, fastest, and most accurate diagnostic system.”

Crystal Diagnostics has sold CDx Xpress Systems to processors, government and commercial test labs in the USA, as well as academic and research organizations.

The firm is the exclusive licensee of liquid crystal technologies developed between Kent State University and Northeast Ohio Medical University.

It has AOAC accreditations, including E. coli O157, Salmonella, Listeria and the “Big 6” Shiga Toxin producing E. coli’s (STECs).

Jim Bruce, CDx president and CEO, said: “LabGear is recognized in the food safety sector as a leading distributor of high quality test reagents and equipment. We are delighted to have our rapid and affordable system available throughout Australia.”

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