Becton, Dickinson and Company, is a medical technology company engaged principally in the development, manufacture and sale of medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. BD's operations consisted of three business segments: BD Medical, BD Diagnostics and BD Biosciences. The company's organizational structure was realigned to form two principal business segments: BD Medical, BD Life Sciences and BD Interventional. BD Medical: BD Medical's major product lines include needles, syringes and intravenous catheters for medication delivery and generic prefilled injectables. BD Life Sciences - BD Diagnostics provides products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens to detect a broad range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections and cancer. BD Biosciences produces research and clinical tools that facilitate the study of cells to gain a better understanding of normal and disease processes. With the acquisition of C.R. Bard, BD added a new segment - BD Interventional.