NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The US Centers for Disease Control has purchased a BioTrove OpenArray NT Cycler to help identify bacterial strains in tainted food, BioTrove said today.
The CDC’s Coordinating Center for Infectious Disease will use the OpenArray system at its facility in Atlanta, Ga., to identify strains of organisms, beginning with Escherichia coli and Salmonella, in food samples.

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