NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ZyGem said today that it has partnered with the animal-focused molecular diagnostics company Diagnotec to help detect a deadly fish virus that can endanger salmon farms.

Diagnotec will use ZyGem’s DNA detection technology in its products and services for the infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) for the salmon industry in Chile.

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