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Allele Dx Lands CAP Accreditation

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Allele Diagnostics today announced that its Spokane, Washington laboratory has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.

"This marks a significant milestone in the growth of our company," Marcelo Morales, president and CEO of Allele Diagnostics, said in a statement. "CAP sets a high standard for quality across laboratory genetic testing, and this accreditation validates the importance that our company leaders and dedicated staff place on providing US and global health care practitioners with fast, reliable, and accurate genetic analysis."

The firm offers testing, reporting, and genetic counseling services for pediatric, neonatal, and perinatal practitioners.

Allele Diagnostics received its CLIA license in November 2014, the firm said in a statement.

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