NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Almac Diagnostics today announced a collaboration with Illumina to establish a framework for developing next-generation sequencing-based companion diagnostic assays.

Under the terms of the agreement, UK-based Almac will be able to develop NGS assays using the Illumina MiSeqDx instrument. The MiSeqDx is the first NGS instrument to be cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration for in vitro diagnostic purposes in clinical laboratories.

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