NEW YORK, Nov. 2 — Genomics Collaborative has been granted a patent for its community-acquired pneumonia diagnostic technology, the company said on Friday. 

The patent, based on an identifying a polymorphism linked with the tumor necrosis factor-alpha, is the company’s first and allows researchers to screen the genotypes of patients at risk for severe pneumonia and septic shock. 

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