NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – LifeLabs and GenXys Health Care Systems announced today that they have formed a partnership to offer pharmacogenetic testing services in Canada.

LifeLabs will analyze patient-submitted cheek swab samples to looks for 60 genetic variations that can affect drug metabolism and response. Those results will then be added to GenXys' TreatGxPlus software, which integrates a patient's pharmacogenetic data with information such as age, weight, blood pressure, allergies, other medical conditions, or medications the patient might be taking.

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