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Orchid Inks Forensic Services Deal with Kenyon

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Orchid will provide forensic DNA testing services to customers of the disaster management company Kenyon International Emergency Services, Orchid said today.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


Houston-based Kenyon has provided emergency services since 1929, including mortuary services for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, the Asian tsunami of 2004, and Hurricane Katrina.

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