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7 Jul 2011

Unilabs & Biogen Ink Pact for Antibody Assay Test

Biogen Idec has selected Unilabs to provide a companion diagnostic anti-JCV antibody assay test.

Drug R&D specialist Biogen Idec has selected Unilabs, an independent commercial laboratory, to provide a companion diagnostic anti-JCV antibody assay test. The test, called STRATIFY-JCV, is used to detect anti-JCV antibodies to calculate the risk of Tysabri-treated patients developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).


The two companies have also developed a closed web interface to allow neurologists to order sampling and shipping materials, register courier sample pick up details and request language and format of analytical reports. The project is managed by Unilabs in Copenhagen.


Natascha Schill, director, commercial operations, at Biogen Idec said, “Unilabs is an independent commercial laboratory with a very high reputa

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