Genedrive PLC (GDR.L) First US shipments of Genedrive® 96 SARS-CoV-2 Kit

Genedrive plc (AIM: GDR), the near-patient molecular diagnostics company, announces the first shipments to the United States of its Genedrive® 96 SARS-CoV-2 Kits.

Following the Company’s announcement on 28 January 2021 confirming genedrive’s distribution agreement with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences (“Beckman Coulter”), genedrive can confirm that it has completed its commercial and technical training with the Beckman Coulter sales representatives and has now shipped its first 96 SARS-CoV-2 Kits to the USA. This shipment will allow Beckman Coulter to commence initial sales activities and prepare the market for wider commercial rollout. This shipment coincides with the formal launch of the Genedrive® 96 SARS-CoV-2 Kit by Beckman Coulter today.

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David Budd, CEO of genedrive plc, said: “This is an important milestone for genedrive as the first shipments of our Genedrive 96 SAR-CoV-2 kit are exported to the US. We are very optimistic about the US market for Covid PCR testing and it has market drivers that are favorable to the adoption of the genedrive assay: efficiency, ease of use, automation friendly, and scalability.”

About genedrive plc ( )

genedrive plc is a molecular diagnostics company developing and commercialising a low cost, rapid, versatile, simple to use and robust point of need molecular diagnostics platform for the diagnosis of infectious diseases and for use in patient stratification (genotyping), pathogen detection and other indications. The Company has assays on market for the detection of HCV, certain military biological targets, and has tests in development for tuberculosis (mTB). The Company recently released a high throughput SARS-CoV-2 assay and has in development a Genedrive® Point of Care version of the assay, both based on Genedrive® chemistry.

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