Abbott said it is completing its acquisition of Alere after receiving all necessary clearances.
Abbott said it is extending its tender offer to stockholders to sell their Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock in Alere Inc.
The launch of Alere Malaria Ag P.f. provides a new tool for rapid detection of low levels of the histidine rich protein II (HRP-II) antigen of Plasmodium falciparum, a protozoan parasite that causes malaria, Alere Inc. said in a release.
Clostridium difficile infection is a highly symptomatic, rarely tested bacterial infection that is responsible for 3,700 deaths in Europe each year.
Alere Forensics at Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, the forensics division of Alere, has received accreditation from the American Board of Forensic Toxicology.