NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced a collaboration to analyze Edico Genome's bioinformatics platform.

Under the terms of the agreement, the CDC's Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (OAMD) in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases will evaluate the utility of Edico's Dragen bioinformatics hardware platform for use in public health and infectious disease applications. They will also co-develop databases, database configurations, and parameters to optimize the hardware for microbial applications.

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