Navigation Links
Cepheid Enters Into Five-Year Agreement With Northrop Grumman for the Purchase of Anthrax Test Cartridges for Use in United States Postal Service Biohazard Detection Systems
Date:8/19/2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that it has entered into a five-year master purchase order with Northrop Grumman for the purchase of up to $200 million in Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) test cartridges and associated materials. The anthrax test is currently used in Biohazard Detection Systems (BDS), installed at United States Postal Service (USPS) mail processing centers nationwide. The agreement covers the USPS fiscal years of 2007 through 2011. Cepheid began supplying USPS with GeneXpert(R) modules and anthrax test cartridges in 2003.

Under the terms of the agreement, the purchase quantity of anthrax tests will be determined on an annual basis, based on the USPS fiscal year of October 1 through September 30. Cepheid has received notice that expected test purchases for fiscal 2008 will be approximately two million cartridges.

"This agreement is a testament to the success of the ongoing program with the USPS, in which more than 5.2 million tests have been run with no false positives," stated John Bishop, Cepheid CEO. "The achievements in the biothreat market reflect the versatility and the reliability of the GeneXpert System that is now being brought to the molecular clinical diagnostic market."

The GeneXpert modules and anthrax test cartridges serve as the foundation of the BDS system. The BDS system rapidly analyzes air samples taken from the mail sorting systems in order to detect any potential trace levels of DNA from anthrax spores as mail travels through the mail processing equipment.

About Cepheid

Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD), based in Sunnyvale, Calif., is an on-demand molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, an
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cepheid

Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. WARF enters licensing agreements for stem cell products
2. Virent enters agreement with Shell Oil unit to make hydrogen with biomass
3. Software company enters health space with RFID solutions on hold
4. Lucigen Corp. enters global licensing agreement
5. Call centers and customer service: The good, the bad, and the clueless
6. GE Healthcare enters agreement with Canadian health authority
7. Data centers: Buyers beware of over-hyped facilities
8. Data centers: Blowing smoke and raising red flags
9. Prodesse enters patent agreement with Roche
10. UW-Madison enters Kauffman grant competition
11. Applied Technology Centers to aid printing and manufacturing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... CannLabs, Inc. (OTCQB: CANL), the leading ... methodologies relating to cannabis, today announced that it has ... from an existing stockholder of the Company. , ... from one of our existing stockholders,” stated Mark ... help accelerate our planned expansions into the Connecticut and ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 The “Chiral Chromatography Columns ... Material (Metal, Glass, Plastic), by Application [GC, LC ... Forecast to 2018” analyses and studies the major ... America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World. ... figures spread through 135 pages and in-depth TOC ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 21, 2014   ... Commercial Officer zu KLOX    ... Chief Financial Officer bestellt    KLOX ... seines jüngst zugelassenen Behandlungssystems zur Wundheilung zu beginnen    ... "Unternehmen") ist sehr erfreut, die folgenden personellen Veränderungen anzukündigen: ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... The science of light and how it ... than 200 primary students in a traveling program organized ... Otago Physics Department and funded by an SPIE ... the university’s OSA/SPIE Student Chapter visited six primary schools ... from small, rural schools hands-on lessons in optics and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CannLabs Secures $750,000 Line Of Credit 2Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 5KLOX Technologies meldet Neubesetzung von Führungspositionen 2KLOX Technologies meldet Neubesetzung von Führungspositionen 3KLOX Technologies meldet Neubesetzung von Führungspositionen 4KLOX Technologies meldet Neubesetzung von Führungspositionen 5Optics and photonics outreach programs share science, spark fascination with light 2Optics and photonics outreach programs share science, spark fascination with light 3
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a,biotechnology company focused on the development ... Drajeske as Director of Business,Development., Drajeske brings ... the life sciences industry. He formerly served as ... publicly traded biotechnology,company, from 2004 to 2006. While ...
... VELCADE(R) (bortezomib) for Injection sales surpassed $765 ... million in 2007 - - ... myeloma, with launch on track for first half ... MLNM ) today reported 2007 non-GAAP net,income of $86.9 million and GAAP net ...
... Application to be reviewed under European Accelerated ... Pharmion Corporation,(Nasdaq: PHRM ) today ... accepted for review the Company,s Marketing Authorization ... patients with,higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and announced ...
Cached Biology Technology:Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 2Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 3Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 4Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 5Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 6Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 7Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 8Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 9Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 10Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 11Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 12Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 13Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 14Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 15Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 16Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 17Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance 18EMEA Accepts for Review Vidaza(R) Marketing Authorization Application for Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes 2EMEA Accepts for Review Vidaza(R) Marketing Authorization Application for Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes 3EMEA Accepts for Review Vidaza(R) Marketing Authorization Application for Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes 4EMEA Accepts for Review Vidaza(R) Marketing Authorization Application for Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes 5
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 19, 2014  Earlier this year Donald ... College, and one of the most prolific inventors in ... are transmitted from Smartphones to third party agencies. Spector ... has one of the earliest known patents in this ... in the military, child care, elder care and hospital ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014   News Highlights: ... develop The Partners Data Lake, an agile data ... Lake will allow researcher and clinicians to explore ... the lives of patients , The Partners ... across the Partners system, breaking down physical barriers ...
(Date:11/11/2014)... , Nov. 11, 2014  Forensicon, Inc., a ... firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of ... Director of Digital Forensics. In Schiff,s new role as ... the team of digital forensics examiners and provide leadership ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141110/157719 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 2Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 3Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 5Yaniv Schiff Promoted to Director of Digital Forensics at Forensicon, Inc. 2
... Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced ... bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women. ... Society,s annual meeting at Long Beach, CA, found ... strength than their Caucasian counterparts, as determined by ...
... kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units ... the blood, recycle some substances to be reused and eliminate ... called the distal nephron, helps set blood pressure by controlling ... scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center San ...
... Wild red deer on the Isle of Rum, which were ... the year, a study shows. Scientists believe the annual rutting ... warming spring and summer temperatures. The study shows that the ... on average compared with 30 years ago. The research ...
Cached Biology News:Columbia University uses technological innovation to study bone structure 2Columbia University uses technological innovation to study bone structure 3Warming climate means red deer rutting season arrives early 2
...
Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant PREB. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 10113...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant CAPG. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = CAPG...
... used to test the crossreactivity of an ... are commonly used as blocking reagents or ... 19 different protein preparations on a nitrocellulose ... species specificity, QC of purified antibodies, selection ...
Biology Products: