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OpGen recently launched the first Acuitas test, which is designed to detect the most common bacterial causes of complicated urinary tract infections.

Sema4, spun out of Mount Sinai earlier this year, will standardize its two major labs on the Core Informatics Platform for Science as it looks to grow.

OraSure noted that the devices allow ambient temperature transportation and storage of a liquid sample to enable high throughput automation in a laboratory.

British genomics interpretation software vendor Congenica inked a deal with a Portuguese hospital to analyze whole-exome sequencing data for the In2Genome project.

The companies will combine OpGen's Acuitas Rapid Test for Pathogen ID and Thermo Fisher's new mid-throughput real-time PCR system.

WeGene will use DNA Genotek's saliva DNA collection kits for its genetic testing and personalized healthcare services.

The institute has selected the firm's RNA-seq library preparation kits for use in gene expression profiling in single-cell analysis of brain cells.

Clinical lab supply firm Streck will exclusively supply Biodesix with DNA and RNA tubes, including its lines of blood collection tubes.

The companies will use their respective technologies to develop multiplex molecular diagnostic panels for laboratory testing.

Under the terms of the agreement, Natera will develop in vitro diagnostic products for oncology and pay Illumina milestone payments and royalties. 

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