NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – IDbyDNA announced today its partnership with ARUP Laboratories to develop and commercialize next-generation-sequencing (NGS) infectious disease testing using metagenomics, aiming to yield results that are more comprehensive, sensitive, and accurate than current tests.

Conventional testing procedures are normally restricted to requesting specific pathogens and can return a high percentage of negative results, leaving clinicians without crucial information required to efficiently diagnose and treat their patients.

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