TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) _ Quest Diagnostics said Monday it expects to complete its previously announced $1.3 billion purchase of SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories within the next two weeks.

Quest is a provider of medical diagnostic testing services to doctors, hospitals, employers and government agencies.

The acquisition includes SmithKline's domestic and foreign clinical testing operations, clinical trials testing, corporate health services and laboratory information products businesses.