NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — BioMerieux said today that it has acquired molecular biotechnology firm Bacterial Barcodes.

Bacterial Barcodes, based in Athens, Ga., has developed and markets DiversiLab, a system for automated microbial genotyping that can be used to track hospital-acquired infections, and for environmental control for product safety. 

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