NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – IDbyDNA announced today that it has raised $9 million in a Series A financing round.

The University of Utah spinout company said it will use the funds to launch metagenomics-based clinical tests for infectious diseases, and to further develop DNA search technologies based on the Taxonomer metagenomics analysis platform for universal pathogen detection and host-response profiling it co-developed with the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories.

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