Buy Bird Flu Test Kits but not in U.S.

 - September 20, 2006, 7:53 AM

Applied Biosystems, a Warrington, UK, subsidiary of Applera of Norwalk, Conn., is marketing an avian influenza test kit in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The company claims the kit can detect the presence of the bird flu in a “matter of hours, not days.”