Tetracore is a biotechnology company whose mission is to create and develop innovative diagnostic assays and instruments for the detection of infectious diseases and bio-warfare agents. We focus on products and services for the clinical, veterinary, and domestic preparedness markets.
The company develops innovative detection technologies, such as the T-COR 8™ Portable real-time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) machine. The T-COR 8 is a “Cloud” ready networkable machine, with 8 independent wells, 10.4” touch screen, integrated barcode scanner, weighs less than 4.5 KG, multiplex capable and is ideal for Point-of-Care settings. Tetracore offers a product line of PCR assays for sensitive and specific detection of clinical and animal diseases. Tetracore also offers a broad range of highly-specific, rapid, antibody-based test kits and antibody reagents for the detection of BW infectious agents, including the first FDA cleared test Kit for identification of B. anthracis from colonies.
The founding scientists of Tetracore have been leaders in the development of state-of-the-art detection technology for use by the Department of Defense (DOD), DHS, FBI, and DOE. These scientists bring their extensive expertise to Tetracore in order to provide their commercial and government customers with an expanded production capability, greater flexibility in the development of new technologies, and the ability to innovate in an entrepreneurial environment.