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Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Shiel Medical Laboratory from Fresenius Medical Care

Transaction broadens access to Quest's diagnostic innovations in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area

SECAUCUS, N.J., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Shiel Medical Laboratory business from Fresenius Medical Care, the premier healthcare company focused on delivering the highest quality care to people with renal and other chronic conditions.

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Quest's clinical laboratory in Teterboro, NJ will now provide services previously provided by Shiel in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Patients and providers will benefit from direct access to Quest's broader test menu and an expansive network of Quest Diagnostics patient service centers in the region.

Fresenius Medical Care's dialysis-related laboratory services business, Spectra Labs, was not affected by the transaction.  

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