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San Diego biotech offers coronavirus testing to California community colleges
Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego biotech Biocept is bringing coronavirus testing to community colleges throughout California in a bid to help schools eyeing a return to in-person classes.
The company recently announced a testing partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges, a nonprofit supporting 116 community colleges that serves 2.1 million students. These schools will be able to administer COVID-19 tests to students and staff, send samples to Biocept’s local lab and receive results within 48 hours.
It’s an unusual pivot for Biocept, a company that mainly focuses on developing new ways to detect cancer sooner. But then again, the past year has been nothing if not unusual.
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