US firms collaborate on rapid anthrax tests:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Biomedex has linked up with CEL-SCI to develop and manufacture rapid screening and diagnostic tests for anthrax in humans. Rapid tests exist for testing for anthrax in the environment, says George Coleman, president of Spokane, Washington-based Biomedex. "However, there is no rapid test for determining whether a person is infected with anthrax or not," he claims.