- Products are rare antisera blood typing reagents developed and manufactured by Quotient
- U.S. commercialization of these products will extend the range and method of reagents available in the market for antigen phenotyping
- Equivalent products are already approved and commercialized outside of the U.S.
- Five additional rare antisera products are anticipated to be licensed for sale in the U.S. by the FDA later in 2017
JERSEY, Channel Islands, March 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quotient Limited (NASDAQ:QTNT), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced that eight new rare antisera blood typing reagent products have been licensed for commercialization in the U.S. by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA").
The licensed rare antisera products are for use in transfusion diagnostics, and are formulated specifically for antigen phenotyping. These products are the most frequently used for special antigen testing by customers, yielding significant potential for customer uptake and benefit. The products cover Fya and Fyb ; S and s; Kell; Jka and Jkb and P1.
"These licenses represent another significant milestone in the expansion of our transfusion diagnostics product offering, leveraging our acknowledged expertise in the development and regulatory approval of transfusion medicine diagnostic products," said Jeremy Stackawitz, President of Quotient.
Five additional rare antisera products are awaiting FDA license, with regulatory approval and commercialization anticipated later in 2017.
About Quotient Limited
Quotient is a commercial-stage diagnostics company committed to reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care through the provision of innovative tests within established markets. With an initial focus on blood grouping and donor disease screening (transfusion diagnostics), Quotient is developing its proprietary MosaiQTM technology platform to disrupt and transform the $3.4 billion global transfusion diagnostics market. Quotient has over 30 years of experience developing, manufacturing and commercializing transfusion diagnostic products. The company's operations are based in Switzerland, Scotland and the US."
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