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LabCorp Licenses Seryx s CYP450 Service

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (GenomeWeb News) - Laboratory Corporation of Americasaid today that it has licensed Seryx's Signature Genetics cyp450 interpretation service.


The service evaluates clinical and cyp450 genetic information and "reports which medications should work most effectively and at what dose, which treatments might cause adverse reactions and/or react with other concurrent treatments, and which types of lifestyle and nutritional changes would have the greatest impact on improving patient health," LapCorp said.


Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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