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Accelerate Diagnostics

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXDX) is an in vitro diagnostics company dedicated to providing solutions to the global challenge of drug resistant organisms and hospital acquired infections. We are focused on developing and commercializing innovative instrumentation for the rapid identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing of infectious pathogens. The Company’s revolutionary ID/AST system utilizes a proprietary culture-free process, with both genomic and phenotypic detection technologies, that significantly decreases time to result while achieving high sensitivity and specificity.

 

In addition to the Accelerate ID/AST system development pipeline, Accelerate Diagnostics also owns and licenses its proprietary OptiChem® surface coatings technology, which has numerous applications for binding in bio-analytical systems, such as microarrays.