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Open Orphan coronavirus testing machine arrives at hVivo's east London lab

The new kit has the capacity to perform 3,000 tests per day

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Open Orphan PLC (LON:ORPH) has confirmed that its coronavirus COVID-19 Antibody Microarray machine is on-site at hVivo's laboratory in east London and is undergoing testing.

The move follows the company’s recently announced tie-up with Quotient Limited. The machine, which will be fully operational in two weeks, can carry out 3,000 tests per day.

In Monday's update, Open Orphan also said it is in discussions with channel partners to secure new business.

“It is the intention to supply testing capability to channel partners, who will in turn deal with the end users and the final price points,” the company said.

Currently, home kits are retailing for £70-£150 each.

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