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Cytyc to supply ThinPrep imager in new DoD (Department of Defense) contract:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is to implement Cytyc's ThinPrep imaging system throughout the military healthcare system, following an amendment to the sole source contract signed in October last year (see Clinica No 1129, p 14). The original contract, valued at around $7m, had covered only the purchase of Cytyc's ThinPrep pap tests. The new agreement, of which the financial details were not disclosed, will be for one year, with four one-year renewal options.

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