November 7, 2018

Quest Diagnostics completes buy of Oxford Immunotec division

Quest Diagnostics' laboratory in Marlborough. The firm has bought a testing division of Oxford Immunotec, another company with a presence in the city.

Quest Diagnostics has completed its acquisition of the laboratory services business of Oxford Immunotec, the companies announced Tuesday.

Both companies have a presence in Marlborough: Oxford Immunotec, a British company, has its American headquarters in the city. Quest Diagnostics, which is based in New Jersey, has a 200,000 square-foot lab there.

As part of the transaction, Oxford Immunotec will sell tuberculosis test kits and related accessories to Quest Diagnostics as part of a long-term supply agreement. Financial terms weren't disclosed.

The two companies agreed to collaborate on the continued growth of the tuberculosis testing, calling T-SPOT.TB.


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