Cepheid

Company Information

Street 1: 
904 Caribbean Drive
City: 
Sunnyvale
State: 
CA
Postal Code: 
94089-1189
Country: 
United States
Phone Number: 
408-541-4191
Year Established: 
1996
Ownership: 
Public
Employment: 
135
Employment Year: 
2010
References in Nano Datasets: 
3

Description: 

Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) is a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing and marketing accurate and easy-to-use molecular systems and tests.

Cepheid is engaged in molecular diagnostics analytical equipment with two main systems.The GeneXpert® System combines on-board sample preparation with real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed samples. The SmartCycler® System is a real-time PCR testing platform for research hospitals, university labs and government agencies.

Cepheid also develops and sells test cartridges and consumables in areas including clinical in vitro diagnostics and anthrax detection that can be run on their PCR systems.

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