This article has been updated to correct an explanation of how the test works versus the current standard of care.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm Transplant Genomics today announced that its TruGraf post-kidney transplant blood tests have been accepted for use by four transplant centers under an early-access program — California Pacific Medical Center, the Henry Ford Health System, Houston Methodist Hospital, and the University of Wisconsin.

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