Canadian Manufacturing

Cepheid announces commercial operations in Canada

Cepheid is the company behind GeneXpert® Systems and Xpert® tests that deliver real-time PCR test results.

October 4, 2021  by CM Staff

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SUNNYVALE and MARKHAM — On Oct. 4, Cepheid announced the launch of direct commercial operations in Canada. Cepheid Canada’s operations will include direct service, order management, and technical support.

Cepheid is the company behind GeneXpert® Systems and Xpert® tests that deliver real-time PCR test results. These systems are already in use across Canada, in many community hospitals, clinics, and at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Lab. With the launch of direct commercial operations in Canada, Cepheid plans to try and strengthen its partnership with Canadian healthcare leaders.

“We are excited to announce the opening of our offices in Markham, Ontario, to support current and new customers across Canada,” said Irfaan Remtulla, Vice President of Canada Commercial Operations for Cepheid. “We are proud to deliver innovative solutions to help Canadian communities, from small medical clinics to high-volume reference laboratories and hospitals, to access the speed and accuracy of molecular diagnostics.”

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